Japan's Upper House Rejects Second BOJ Nominee (WSJ)
Japan's Upper House Rejects Second BOJ Nominee
By YUKA HAYASHI
March 19, 2008; Page A6
The nomination of Mr. Tanami, governor of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, came as a surprise to BOJ watchers because his name wasn't among the top candidates. Also puzzling was why Mr. Fukuda insisted on nominating another former Finance Ministry veteran.