Wall Street Journal - June 17



June 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- The Bank of Japan maintained ultra-low interest rates on Friday and its guidance to keep borrowing costs at "present or lower" levels, signaling its resolve to focus on supporting the economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Link

- U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday urged airline executives to ensure summer flight schedules are followed after a recent spate of cancellations. Link

- Anheuser-Busch InBev ABI.BR says some of its beverages are going to get pricier and come in variable sizes as the maker of Corona and Bud Light looks to catch up with inflation in the U.S. and elsewhere. Link

- Cross River Bank, a small New Jersey-based community bank that caters to fintech companies, has hired cryptocurrency executive Benjamin Melnicki as the compliance chief for its crypto team. Link (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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