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BOJ Head: Global financial markets maintains calm

01-18-2011 09:18 BJT

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa says global financial markets are remaining calm on the whole, despite sovereign debt risks in Europe.

He points out the global economy has experienced a slowdown, but is continuing to improve. Solid growth in emerging nations is likely to help Japan's economy resume a moderate pickup. Debt woes in European countries have reemerged as a major topic in financial markets, although successful securities auctions by indebted nations last week calmed fears.

Japanese policymakers are remaining on alert for any market instability that could hurt the country's economy.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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