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BOJ policymakers fret over hit from China slowdown - Oct minutes

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Bank of Japan board members maintained their upbeat view on the country's economy but many of them warned that slowing growth in emerging markets, if prolonged, could weigh on exports,minutes of the central bank's Oct. 6-7 rate review showed on Thursday.

"A few members said the outlook for China's economy was highly uncertain and that the risk of its slowing for longer than expected warranted attention," according to the minutes.

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The BOJ has kept monetary policy steady since expanding stimulus in October last year, even as soft exports and consumer spending threaten to tip the economy into recession.

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