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Asset Purchase Program (Invalid)

A program established on the Bank's balance sheet through which the Bank purchases various financial assets and conducts the fixed-rate funds-supplying operation against pooled collateral, with the aim of encouraging a decline in longer-term market interest rates and a reduction in various risk premiums to further enhance monetary easing.

Introduction or Modification of Schemes of Operations

Date Releases
Apr.  4, 2013Establishment and Abolishment of Principal Terms and Conditions in accordance with the Introduction of the "Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing"  [PDF 94KB]
Apr.  4, 2013Introduction of the "Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing" (Announced at 1:40 p.m.)  [PDF 154KB]
Mar. 29, 2013Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Feb. 28, 2013Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Jan. 31, 2013Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Jan. 22, 2013Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 40KB]
Jan. 22, 2013Introduction of the "Price Stability Target" and the "Open-Ended Asset Purchasing Method" (Announced at 12:47 p.m.)  [PDF 72KB]
Dec. 28, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Dec. 20, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 32KB]
Dec. 20, 2012Enhancement of Monetary Easing (Announced at 1:01 p.m.)  [PDF 113KB]
Nov. 30, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Oct. 31, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Oct. 30, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 37KB]
Oct. 30, 2012Enhancement of Monetary Easing (Announced at 2:46 p.m.)  [PDF 89KB]
Sep. 28, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Sep. 19, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 39KB]
Sep. 19, 2012Enhancement of Monetary Easing (Announced at 12:44 p.m.)  [PDF 86KB]
Aug. 31, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Jul. 31, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Jul. 12, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 40KB]
Jul. 12, 2012Statement on Monetary Policy (Announced at 12:51 p.m.)  [PDF 101KB]
Jun. 29, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 13KB]
May  31, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Apr. 27, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 38KB]
Apr. 27, 2012Enhancement of Monetary Easing (Announced at 12:46 p.m.)  [PDF 67KB]
Apr. 25, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Mar. 30, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Feb. 29, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 25KB]
Feb. 14, 2012Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 31KB]
Jan. 31, 2012Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Dec. 29, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 13KB]
Nov. 30, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Oct. 31, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 26KB]
Oct. 27, 2011Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 32KB]
Sep. 30, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Aug. 31, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 25KB]
Aug.  4, 2011Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 27KB]
Jul. 29, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 13KB]
Jun. 30, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 13KB]
May  31, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 14KB]
Apr. 25, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 13KB]
Mar. 16, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 47KB]
Mar. 14, 2011Amendment to "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 27KB]
Mar. 14, 2011Enhancement of Monetary Easing (Announced at 2:48 p.m.)  [PDF 22KB]
Feb.  4, 2011Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 53KB]
Dec. 14, 2010Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 53KB]
Dec. 14, 2010Announcement on Purchases of ETFs and J-REITs Conducted through the Asset Purchase Program  [PDF 28KB]
Nov.  5, 2010Schedules of Outright Purchases of CP and Corporate Bonds (Asset Purchase Program)  [PDF 30KB]
Nov.  5, 2010Establishment of "Principal Terms and Conditions for Purchases of ETFs and J-REITs Conducted through the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 19KB]
Oct. 28, 2010Establishment of "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Asset Purchase Program"  [PDF 29KB]
Oct. 28, 2010Statement on Monetary Policy (Policy unchanged, Establishment of the Asset Purchase Program, Announced at 1:31 p.m.)  [PDF 53KB]
Oct.  5, 2010Comprehensive Monetary Easing (Announced at 1:38 p.m.)  [PDF 47KB]

Operations Conducted through the Asset Purchase Program

1. Amount Outstanding of Operations Conducted through the Asset Purchase Program

Source: Bank of Japan, " Monetary Base and the Bank of Japan's Transactions."

2. JGBs and Treasury Discount Bills Purchased through the Asset Purchase Program

Source: Bank of Japan, " Japanese Government Bonds held by the Bank of Japan."

Source: Bank of Japan, " T-Bills Purchased by the Bank of Japan."

3. Operations Conducted through the Asset Purchase Program

Asset Purchases

Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral

Source: Bank of Japan, " Money Market Operations Conducted by the Bank of Japan (Monthly)," " Money Market Operations Conducted by the Bank of Japan (Daily)."

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