Over the next few weeks, Tokyo financial circles will buzz with intrigue over who’s replacing Haruhiko Kuroda as Bank of Japan governor.
Kuroda’s 10-year run ends on April 8. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to announce Kuroda’s successor in February. Markets reckon it will be one of his two deputies, Masayoshi Amamiya or Masazumi Wakatabe.
Yet Kishida would be wise to surprise the globe by naming a woman instead.
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