The Japanese central bank kept the economic assessment unchanged, while raised assessment on private consumption.
Keeps economic assessment unchanged, says it has been turning toward a moderate expansion
Raises assessment on private consumption – Private consumption increasing resilience on steady improvement in job, income conditions
Boosts its view on overseas economy – Overseas economies continue to grow at moderate pace as a whole
Kiuchi and Sato dissented from the decision on YCC
Inflation expectations still remain in a weakening phase