A Bank of Japan employee shovels snow at the bank in Tokyo yesterday. The central bank forecast that the economy will contract in the current fiscal year, but kept monetary policy steady, expecting that exports to emerging markets and spending for reconstruction after last year’s earthquake and tsunami will help fuel a steady recovery later this year.Jan 25, 2012

FULL STORY

Photo: Reuters

This photo has been viewed 879 times.

TOP top

Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.