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

December 13, 2010
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department

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.

  1. Daily data
    The item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" will be deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."
  2. Monthly data (final figures)
    The item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" will be deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations" and "Amount outstanding."
    • Note:The item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" will be deleted, beginning with the data for January 2012, when the data of the item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" of "Previous year" become unavailable. However, the item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" will be released in the March 2012 data which include the data of the item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" for fiscal 2010.
  3. Long-term time-series data
    Updating the data of the item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" in "BOJ Loans and Market Operations" and "Amount outstanding" will be discontinued.
    • Note:The item "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds" will no longer be updated after the January 2011 data.

Inquiries

Market Operations Division, Financial Markets Department

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