Mr. Shirakawa, governor of the Bank of Japan and his board, decided to keep the benchmark interest rate to virtually zero a range of 0.0% to 0.10%, after the meeting of the bank, while this decision came compatible with anticipations which noted that.

The leaders of BOJ decided to expands the amount of asset-purchase fund to 20 trillion yen (240 billion American dollars) along with expanding the credit-loan program unchanged to 55 trillion yen to encourage the bank's lending.

Meanwhile, the Bank of Japan noted that the market's influences is affecting the economic recovery in Japan, which will impede the recovery cycle this period, while the economy is expected to return to moderate recovery by the end of the year as the government's efforts.