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TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday stressed the benefits of supporting private efforts to combat climate change and offered a cautiously optimistic view on the outlook for the world’s third-largest economy.
The BOJ surprised markets last week by unveiling a plan to boost funding for fighting climate change, joining a growing number of central banks stepping up efforts to address its economic and financial fallout. read more
“We believe that assisting private-sector measures to respond to climate change from a central bank’s perspective will help stabilise the economy in the long run,” Kuroda…