Tide starts to turn at BoJ

Takahide Kiuchi has been a lone voice of dissent on the Bank of Japan policy board, which remains committed to the idea that Japan will hit its inflation target if it tries hard enough. But now, even Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has started pleading for with government and the private sector to back reform and, according to the FT's Ben McLannahan, equity markets are also displaying signs of doubt.