BoJ minutes show some agreed on need to examine negative rate impact

Published:2016-08-03 19:12:42 - Some Bank of Japan board members agreed on the need to examine the impact of negative rates and also expressed concern that prices charged for services are not matching higher costs, according to minutes of the central bank's June meeting released on Wednesday.

The BoJ held pat at the meeting ahead of a July decision to buy more assets in exchange-traded funds while also noting it would release a review of its quantitative easing policy in September.