Candidates For BOJ Deputy Governors Attend Diet Hearing

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Kikuo Iwata, professor of economics at Gakushuin University and... News PhotoArrival,Asia,Assistant,Bank of Japan,Central Bank,East Asia,Economy,Environment,Executive Director,Government,Governor,Japan,Monetary Policy,Nominee,Parliament Building,Politics,Professor,Tokyo - Japan,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergKikuo Iwata, professor of economics at Gakushuin University and nominee for deputy governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), left, and Hiroshi Nakaso, assistant governor and executive director of the BOJ and nominee for second deputy governor of the BOJ, arrive for a confirmation hearing at the lower house of Parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The Bank of Japan should buy longer-term bonds to help it achieve a 2 percent inflation target, said Iwata. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/Bloomberg via Getty Images