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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)

6 days 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)

12 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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