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

December 21, 2012
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department

In line with the establishment of "Principal Terms and Conditions for the Loan Support Program," the Bank of Japan will change the formats of "Sources of Changes in Current Account Balances at the Bank of Japan and Market Operations."

The details are as follows.

1. Daily data

The item "Subtotal (excluding the Asset Purchase Program)" will be renamed "Subtotal (excluding the Loan Support Program and the Asset Purchase Program)."

The item "Subtotal (Loan Support Program)" will be added to "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."

2. Monthly (preliminary figures) data

The item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Asset Purchase Program)" will be renamed "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Loan Support Program and the Asset Purchase Program)."

The item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (Loan Support Program)" will be added to "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."

3. Monthly (final figures) and long-term time-series data

The item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Asset Purchase Program)" will be renamed "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Loan Support Program and the Asset Purchase Program)."

The item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (Loan Support Program)" will be added to "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."

The item "Loan Support Program" will be added to "Amount outstanding."

  • Note:For the long-term time-series data, the item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Asset Purchase Program)" will no longer be updated after the data for November 2012. Beginning with the data for December 2012, the new item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (excluding the Loan Support Program and the Asset Purchase Program)" will be added to the series.

Inquiries

Market Operations Division, Financial Markets Department

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