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The Bank of Japan (BOJ) also known as Nippon Ginko, is the central bank of Japan. The Bank is often called Nichigin for short. It has its headquarters in Chuo, Tokyo.

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Bank of Japan Accounts (February 28)

5 hours ago

March 2, 2021
Bank of Japan

Assets
(thousand yen)

Gold
441,253,409
Cash1
175,720,323
Japanese government securities
539,836,636,387
Commercial paper2
4,272,038,524
Corporate bonds3
7,336,010,394
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4
578,202,706
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5
35,705,788,732
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6
655,395,561
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation)
116,134,466,000
Foreign currency assets7
6,704,199,628
Deposits with agents8
17,777,862
Others
744,622,097
Total
712,602,111,628

Liabilities and Net Assets
(thousand yen)
Banknotes
115,808,943,471
Current deposits

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Bank of Japan Accounts (February 20)

6 days ago

February 24, 2021
Bank of Japan

Assets
(thousand yen)

Gold
441,253,409
Cash1
167,740,725
Japanese government securities
538,672,785,317
Commercial paper2
4,703,648,202
Corporate bonds3
7,194,997,832
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4
578,202,706
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5
35,699,488,922
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6
655,395,561
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation)
116,513,266,000
Foreign currency assets7
6,704,095,171
Deposits with agents8
57,911,133
Others
743,068,607
Total
712,131,853,590

Liabilities and Net Assets
(thousand yen)
Banknotes
115,420,866,729
Current deposits

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Bank of Japan Accounts (February 10)

15 days ago

February 15, 2021
Bank of Japan

Assets
(thousand yen)

Gold
441,253,409
Cash1
158,602,028
Japanese government securities
537,513,310,856
Commercial paper2
4,360,840,435
Corporate bonds3
7,201,938,691
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4
581,766,240
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5
35,641,411,219
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6
654,405,899
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation)
116,553,266,000
Foreign currency assets7
6,704,742,614
Deposits with agents8
8,900,701
Others
743,872,359
Total
710,564,310,457

Liabilities and Net Assets
(thousand yen)
Banknotes
115,297,061,115
Current deposits

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Release of Latest “Loans and Bills Discounted by Sector” and “Loans to Households” Data

20 days ago

February 10, 2021
Bank of Japan
The most recent 2020:Q4 figures for "Loans and Bills Discounted by Sector" and "Loans to Households" are now available at "BOJ Time-Series Data Search."
In line with this release, figures for "Loans and Bills Discounted by Sector" and "Loans to Households" have been revised from the second quarter of 2015 through the third quarter of 2020 for the following data series.
Loans and Bills Discounted by Sector (Outstanding, Loans for Fixed Investment)"Domestically Licensed Banks (Banking Accounts, Trust Accounts and Overseas Office Accounts)", "Banking Accounts of Domestically Licensed Banks" and "Other Financial Institutions"
Loans and Bills Discounted by Sector (Outstanding, Loans for Fixed Investment )"Domestically

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