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Calling of an Unscheduled Monetary Policy Meeting

December 1, 2008
Bank of Japan

Today, in accordance with Article 17 of the Bank of Japan Act, the Chairman of the Policy Board decided to call an unscheduled Monetary Policy Meeting as follows.

Time:
Tuesday, December 2, 2008, from 1:00 p.m.
Purpose:
To discuss monetary control matters, based on the report to be made by Bank staff, in response to the instruction by the Chairman at the Monetary Policy Meeting held on November 20 and 21, 2008, on possible changes in the treatment of corporate debt as collateral and possible ways to enhance flexibility in funds-supplying operations collateralized by corporate debt.