Yuuki Sakurai
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Bank of Japan keeps interest rates low

The Bank of Japan has kept its interest rates unchanged in a bid to boost growth in the aftermath of last month's earthquake and tsunami.

The bank left the cost of borrowing at a historic low of between 0 to 0.1%.

Yuuki Sakurai of Fukoku Capital Management told the BBC's Asia Business Report that the central bank cannot be too pessimistic about the economy.

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