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Bank of Japan Accounts (September 20)

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September 24, 2020 Bank of Japan Assets (thousand yen) Gold 441,253,409 Cash1 175,211,444 Japanese government securities 538,209,214,451 Commercial paper2 5,333,192,831 Corporate bonds3 5,159,559,447 Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4 643,084,574 Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5 34,113,179,157 Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6 632,861,739 Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 94,708,745,000 Foreign currency assets7 9,410,781,902 Deposits with agents8 103,723,473 Others 757,638,993 Total 689,688,446,425 Liabilities and Net Assets (thousand yen) Banknotes 113,591,617,508 Current

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September 24, 2020 Bank of Japan

Assets (thousand yen)
Gold 441,253,409
Cash1 175,211,444
Japanese government securities 538,209,214,451
Commercial paper2 5,333,192,831
Corporate bonds3 5,159,559,447
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4 643,084,574
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5 34,113,179,157
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6 632,861,739
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 94,708,745,000
Foreign currency assets7 9,410,781,902
Deposits with agents8 103,723,473
Others 757,638,993
Total 689,688,446,425
Liabilities and Net Assets (thousand yen)
Banknotes 113,591,617,508
Current deposits 471,293,697,991
Other deposits9 28,682,333,759
Deposits of the government 64,562,026,599
Payables under repurchase agreements 568,199,628
Others10 1,263,540,525
Provisions 6,410,145,786
Capital 100,000
Legal and special reserves 3,316,784,625
Total 689,688,446,425
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 at the beginning of the fiscal year, net income for the previous fiscal year is also included prior to its appropriation.

(Annex Table 1)

Breakdown of Japanese government securities (thousand yen)
Japanese government bonds 494,492,073,673
Treasury discount bills 43,717,140,778

(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* 8,570,275,850
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Stimulate Bank Lending 53,017,700,000
Total 61,587,975,850
The figure for the loans other than those pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement is included in "Loans" as Assets, and that for the 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, Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and Special Funds-Supplying Operations to Facilitate Financing in Response to the Novel Coronavirus 35,712,300,000
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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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