The Bank of Japan took measures
to make its massive stimulus programme more flexible and pledged
to keep interest rates low for the time being on Tuesday,
reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to
hit its 2 percent target.
Chinese property developer
Country Garden has resumed construction at 90 percent
of its projects in the country after halting them for
inspections following an accident last week, two analysts who
were briefed by the firm on a call said.