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Bank of Japan Accounts (March 10)

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March 13, 2018 Bank of Japan Assets (thousand yen) Gold 441,253,409 Cash1 261,090,342 Japanese government securities 454,440,780,051 Commercial paper2 2,551,211,447 Corporate bonds3 3,265,026,530 Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4 1,031,696,703 Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5 18,349,517,254 Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6 465,389,470 Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 47,957,619,000 Foreign currency assets7 6,660,777,240 Deposits with agents8 17,402,897 Others 717,505,290 Total 536,159,269,639 Liabilities and Net Assets (thousand yen) Banknotes 103,680,837,440 Current deposits

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March 13, 2018 Bank of Japan

Assets (thousand yen)
Gold 441,253,409
Cash1 261,090,342
Japanese government securities 454,440,780,051
Commercial paper2 2,551,211,447
Corporate bonds3 3,265,026,530
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4 1,031,696,703
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5 18,349,517,254
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6 465,389,470
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 47,957,619,000
Foreign currency assets7 6,660,777,240
Deposits with agents8 17,402,897
Others 717,505,290
Total 536,159,269,639
Liabilities and Net Assets (thousand yen)
Banknotes 103,680,837,440
Current deposits 364,778,188,780
Other deposits9 19,243,682,608
Deposits of the government 38,273,040,221
Payables under repurchase agreements 34,425,812
Others10 2,103,579,377
Provisions 4,860,982,590
Capital 100,000
Legal and special reserves 3,184,432,807
Total 536,159,269,639
Coins reserved for circulation. Comprises the following types, in dematerialized or physical form: (1) commercial paper issued by domestic corporations; (2) commercial paper issued by foreign corporations with guarantees (dematerialized only); (3) asset-backed commercial paper; and (4) commercial paper issued by real estate investment corporations. Includes bonds issued by real estate investment corporations. Stocks purchased from financial institutions through a trust bank. Beneficiary interests in index-linked exchange-traded funds purchased through a trust bank. Investment equity issued by real estate investment corporations purchased through a trust bank. Foreign currency deposits held at foreign central banks and the Bank for International Settlements, securities issued by foreign governments, foreign currency mutual funds, and foreign currency loans, such as (1) loans by U.S. dollar funds-supplying operations against pooled collateral and (2) loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement to enhance the fund-provisioning measure to support strengthening the foundations for economic growth conducted through the loan support program. Deposits held at agents that conduct operations relating to treasury funds and Japanese government securities on behalf of the Bank of Japan. These deposits are reserved for such operations. Deposits held by foreign central banks and others. Includes miscellaneous liabilities and current income (net accumulated profits). For reports from April to around mid-May, net income for the previous fiscal year before appropriation is also included.

(Annex Table 1)

Breakdown of Japanese government securities (thousand yen)
Japanese government bonds 432,787,365,932
Treasury discount bills 21,653,414,119

(Annex Table 2)

Loan Support ProgramThe table below represents the loan amounts outstanding under the Bank's Loan Support Program. (thousand yen)
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Support Strengthening the Foundations for Economic Growth* 9,436,190,070
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Stimulate Bank Lending 40,210,100,000
Total 49,646,290,070
Comprises the loans pursuant to the following: (1) main rules, (2) special rules for equity investments and asset-based lending, (3) special rules for small-lot investments and loans, and (4) special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement. The figures for the loans pursuant to the first three of those are included in "Loans" as Assets. The figure for loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement is included in "Foreign currency assets" as Assets.

(Annex Table 3)

Annex Table 3 (thousand yen)
Loans by Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral (including funds provided under the fixed-rate method), Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas and Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake 859,400,000
Bank of Japan
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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