Aso made the remark when asked about how he
would evaluate the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus
unleashed under Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.
The BOJ is expected to stand pat on monetary policy and maintain
an upbeat view of the economy at its policy meeting next week,
unfazed by corporate-sector concerns a sales tax hike may dent
growth and delay a sustainable exit from deflation.
(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto;
editing by Dominic Lau)
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