Top News

Japan has no immediate plan to issue 'corona-bonds': finance minister Aso


TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has no immediate plan to issue "corona-bonds," or bonds issued specifically to cover the cost of combating the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday.

"We're able to sell bonds in markets in the current form without much disruption," Aso told parliament. "I won't rule it out completely, but it's not something we're considering now," he said, when asked about the idea of issuing corona-bonds.

(Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

Did this story inform or enhance your perspective on this subject?
1 being least likely, and 10 being most likely

Recent Stories