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Japanese central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda.
Japanese central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda.
(YUYA SHINO/REUTERS)

Financial Times

Japan’s central banker gets out the big guns

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Move over Mario Draghi and Ben Bernanke, investors have a new favourite central banker: Haruhiko Kuroda. The Bank of Japan governor has begun his tenure with measures impressive enough to spice up a stock market that had creeping doubts that Abenomics would turn out to be much more than talk.