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easing

1. Removal of material to enable a piece to be fitted into an allotted space.
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The additional easing measures are likely to come into line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies, which include aggressive monetary easing, and Kuroda's pledge to pursue "bold monetary easing in terms of quality and quantity.
20[yen] after the monetary easing by the Japanese authorities.
Treasury yields declined across the maturity spectrum in response to the announcement of the easing action on July 6; market participants perceived the policy move as an indication of the Federal Reserve's concern regarding the state of the economy and, based on historical precedent, as likely the first in a series of easing steps.
Many referred to indications of easing pressures on resources in recent months, and they generally felt that such pressures would be contained over the projection horizon if economic growth were to materialize in line with their forecasts.
At the beginning of the period, rates generally incorporated an expected near-term easing of monetary policy.
Subsequently, short-term rates fell further and long-term rates retraced a portion of their rise as markets reacted to information suggesting additional economic weakness and reduced pressure on labor costs, and to actual as well as prospective further easing of monetary policy.
Expectations of continued easing of Japanese monetary policy were reinforced in late October by several factors, including data releases showing both a further slowing of growth in Japan's money supply and a moderation of inflation, official comments promoting lower interest rates, and the accession to the prime minister's office of former Finance Minister Miyazawa-who was viewed as supporting an easier monetary policy.
The easing steps in recent months and the associated declines in interest rates, including mortgage rates, appeared to have supplied more monetary stimulus than had yet shown through to the economy.
In foreign exchange markets, the dollar tended to weaken in reaction to the easing of U.
Yet market participants held to their belief that economic recovery would soon emerge in the United States, and they took note of early April reports suggesting that the Federal Reserve was adopting a more cautious attitude toward easing monetary policy.
A symmetric directive represented a change from previous directives that had been tilted toward easing since mid-1990, and it was consistent with an assessment that the risks to the economy had shifted in recent weeks and were now more evenly balanced.
Another easing step was taken in early January in response to weak money growth and considerable softness in the economy.