Bloomberg (gated) with the comments from “a senior ruling party lawmaker” in an interview on Friday.
Hiroshige Seko, the Liberal Democratic Party’s upper house secretary general, a senior member of the political faction of former premier Shinzo Abe.
- It would be premature to start exiting stimulus when demand continues to lag behind supply in Japan’s economy.
- “The BOJ should keep going in the current direction”
- “Now is not the time for making a major policy change.”
The BOJ meet this week speculation of change is rampant: