October 28, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

October 28, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1.The Bank of Japan is sticking with its massive monetary easing, despite growing pressure to raise interest rates as the yen weakens. BOJ board members decided to keep the short-term interest rate in negative territory and will also continue buying government bonds to hold long-term rates around zero percent.
2.US media have reported that billionaire Elon Musk has completed his 44 billion-dollar acquisition of Twitter. Washington Post and other news outlets reported that Musk has acquired all shares of the social media platform.
3.Investigators probing the 2013 killing of the head of a popular restaurant chain say he was shote shortly after getting out of his car at a parking lot in front of the headquarters of the firm, Ohsho Food Service, in Kyoto City.