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 leave the amount of asset-purchase fund at 10 trillion yen (120 billion American dollars) along with keeping the credit-loan program unchanged at 30 trillion yen to encourage the banks lending.

Moreover, the Bank of Japan noted that the economic recover will rebound during the second six months of the year, as the economy is facing a downward pressure during the first half after the March quake that caused to halt the production cycle, hurt the nation's exports, the main pillars for economic recovery in Japan.