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Bank of Japan Accounts (December 31, 2015)

January 5, 2016
Bank of Japan

(thousand yen)
Assets Liabilities and Net Assets
Gold 441,253,409
Cash1 173,108,038
Japanese government securities 325,001,994,469
Commercial paper2 2,195,436,562
Corporate bonds3 3,198,487,394
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)4 1,349,037,354
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)5 6,898,534,311
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)6 269,554,628
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 36,463,846,000
Foreign currency assets7 6,498,087,121
Deposits with agents8 1,339,098
Others 616,937,476
Total 383,107,615,865
Banknotes 98,429,996,531
Current deposits 253,013,587,560
Other deposits9 6,397,036,176
Deposits of the government 17,043,650,192
Others10 856,769,651
Provisions 4,227,931,345
Capital 100,000
Legal and special reserves 3,138,544,407
Total 383,107,615,865
1Coins reserved for circulation.
2Comprises the following types, in dematerialized or physical form: (1) commercial paper issued by domestic corporations; (2) commercial paper issued by foreign corporations with guarantees (dematerialized only); (3) asset-backed commercial paper; and (4) commercial paper issued by real estate investment corporations.
3Includes bonds issued by real estate investment corporations.
4Stocks purchased from financial institutions through a trust bank.
5Beneficiary interests in index-linked exchange-traded funds purchased through a trust bank.
6Investment equity issued by real estate investment corporations purchased through a trust bank.
7Foreign currency deposits held at foreign central banks and the Bank for International Settlements, securities issued by foreign governments, foreign currency mutual funds, and foreign currency loans (loans by U.S. dollar funds-supplying operations against pooled collateral and loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement to enhance the fund-provisioning measure to support strengthening the foundations for economic growth conducted through the loan support program).
8Deposits held at agents that conduct operations relating to treasury funds and Japanese government securities on behalf of the Bank of Japan. These deposits are reserved for such operations.
9Deposits held by foreign central banks and others.
10Includes miscellaneous liabilities and current income (net accumulated profits). For reports from April to around mid-May, net income for the previous fiscal year before appropriation is also included.

(Annex Table 1)

Breakdown of Japanese government securities

(thousand yen)
Japanese government bonds 282,025,366,349
Treasury discount bills 42,976,628,119

(Annex Table 2)

Loan Support Program
The table below represents the loan amounts outstanding under the Bank's Loan Support Program.

(thousand yen)
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Support Strengthening the Foundations for Economic Growth* 6,729,826,737
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Stimulate Bank Lending 24,510,800,000
Total 31,240,626,737
*Comprises the loans pursuant to the following: (1) main rules, (2) special rules for equity investments and asset-based lending, (3) special rules for small-lot investments and loans, and (4) special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement. The figures for the loans pursuant to the first three of those are included in "Loans" as Assets. The figure for loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement is included in "Foreign currency assets" as Assets.

(Annex Table 3)

(thousand yen)
Loans by Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral (including funds provided under the fixed-rate method) and Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas 6,685,800,000
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