Candidates For BOJ Deputy Governors Attend Diet Hearing


Kikuo Iwata, professor of economics at Gakushuin University and... News PhotoAsia,Assistant,Bank of Japan,Central Bank,East Asia,Economy,Environment,Executive Director,Government,Governor,Horizontal,Japan,Lecturer,Looking,Monetary Policy,Nominee,Parliament Building,Politics,Sitting,Standing,Talking,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergKikuo Iwata, professor of economics at Gakushuin University and nominee for deputy governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), center standing, speaks as Hiroshi Nakaso, assistant governor and executive director of the BOJ and nominee for second deputy governor of the BOJ, center right seated, looks on during a confirmation hearing at the lower house of Parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The Bank of Japan should buy longer-term bonds to help it achieve a 2 percent inflation target, said Iwata. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/Bloomberg via Getty Images