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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
Oct. 24, 2016 Financial System Report (October 2016) 

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

The Regional Economic Report consists of an analysis of regional economic and financial conditions in Japan and of ad hoc topics to be addressed, both of which incorporate anecdotal information gathered by all regional research divisions, mainly at the Bank's branches in Japan. The report is published quarterly immediately after the Bank's branch managers' meetings.

Table : Regional Economic Report
Date Summary
Jan. 16, 2017 January 2017 [PDF 82KB]

Research Papers

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

Table : Research Papers
Date Title Full Text
Dec. 27, 2016 Planned Revisions of the Tankan  [PDF 107KB]
Dec. 22, 2016 Slow Trade: Structural and Cyclical Factors in Global Trade Slowdown  [PDF 353KB]
Nov. 25, 2016 Trends in the Money Market in Japan -- Results of the Tokyo Money Market Survey (August 2016) --  [PDF 616KB]