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Changes in Items in "Sources of Changes in Current Account Balances at the Bank of Japan and Market Operations"

January 4, 2010
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department

In line with the expiration of "Principal Terms and Conditions for Outright Purchases of CP," the Bank of Japan will change the formats of"Sources of Changes in Current Account Balances at the Bank of Japan and Market Operations" and discontinue updating relevant long-term time-series data.

The details are as follows.

  1. Daily data
    The item "Outright purchases of CP" will be deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."
  2. Monthly data (final figures)
    The item "Outright purchases of CP" will be deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations" and "Amount outstanding."
    • Note:The item "Outright purchases of CP" will be deleted, beginning with the data for January 2011, when the data of the item "Outright purchases of CP" of "Previous year" become unavailable. However, the item "Outright purchases of CP" will be released in the March 2011 data which include the data of the item "Outright purchases of CP" for fiscal 2009.
  3. Long-term time-series data
    Updating the data of the item "Outright purchases of CP" in "BOJ Loans and Market Operations" and "Amount outstanding" will be discontinued.
    • Note:The item "Outright purchases of CP" will no longer be updated after the December 2009 data.

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