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BOJ Reports & Research Papers

The latest releases of reports and research papers.

Financial System Report

The Financial System Report is published biannually with two objectives: to present a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the stability of Japan's financial system, and to facilitate communication with concerned parties in order to contribute to securing the stability.

Table : Financial System Report
Date Title
Apr. 17, 2019 Financial System Report (April 2019) 

Financial Markets Report

The Financial Markets Report is published biannually to review comprehensively financial market developments in Japan and abroad and to summarize issues on functions of financial markets and progress in the Bank's initiatives.

Table : Financial Markets Report
Date Title
Feb. 28, 2011 Financial Markets Report -- Developments in the Second Half of 2010 -- 

Market Operations in Each Fiscal Year

This paper describes the Bank of Japan's market operations in each fiscal year, along with the market developments.

Table : Market Operations in Each Fiscal Year
Date Title
Jul. 19, 2019 Market Operations in Fiscal 2018 

Payment and Settlement Systems Report

The Payment and Settlement Systems Report provides information pertaining to recent developments in financial market infrastructure. It also covers progress and challenges for improving safety and efficiency of payment and settlement systems, as well as mid- and long-term vision for those systems in Japan.

Table : Payment and Settlement Systems Report
Date Title
Apr. 26, 2019 Payment and Settlement Systems Report (March 2019) 

Regional Economic Report

This report is a summary of information on economic and financial developments of each region, gathered mainly from interviews with firms by the Bank's main office and branches for the meeting of general managers of the Bank's branches.

Table : Regional Economic Report
Date Title Summary
Oct. 15, 2019 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (October 2019)  [PDF 95KB]

Research Papers

Research papers published by the Bank besides the above four reports.

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Jun. 18, 2019 Rebasing of the Services Producer Price Index to the Base Year 2015 -- Main features of the rebasing and price developments of the 2015 base index --  [PDF 1,194KB]
Jul.  6, 2018 Market Operations in Fiscal 2017  [PDF 1,063KB]
Jun. 29, 2018 Compilation Method of the "Wholesale Services Price Index" in Japan  [PDF 476KB]