Japan’s Suga says would like to see continuation of easing policies: Nikkei

FILE PHOTO: Yoshihide Suga, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary attends a news conference, in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Saturday that he highly approves of Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and that he would like to see a continuation of easing policies, Nikkei business daily reported.

The comments by Suga, a frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a leadership race later this month, were made in an interview with Nikkei, the newspaper’s online site said on Saturday.

(Reporting by Yuka Obayashi; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)

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