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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. 19, 2017 Financial System Report (April 2017) 

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 -- 

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
Jun. 24, 2016 Payment and Settlement Systems Report (March 2016) 

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 Summary
Jul. 10, 2017 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (July 2017) [PDF 96KB]

Research Papers

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

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Jul. 14, 2017 Market Operations in Fiscal 2016  [PDF 973KB]
May  31, 2017 Takuji Kawamoto, Tatsuya Ozaki, Naoya Kato, Kohei Maehashi Methodology for Estimating Output Gap and Potential Growth Rate: An Update  [PDF 908KB]
Apr. 20, 2017 Toshihide Yorozu, Ayana Shibasaki, Mitsuhiro Osada, Masato Higashi Real Exports and Real Imports: Methodology and Tips for Analysis  [PDF 306KB]