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

April 30, 2013
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department

In line with the decisions at the Monetary Policy Meeting on April 4, 2013 (Introduction of the "Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing"), the Bank of Japan has changed the formats of "Sources of Changes in Current Account Balances at the Bank of Japan and Market Operations."

The details are as follows.

1. Monthly (preliminary figures)

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

The item "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (Asset Purchase Program)" is deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations."

2. Monthly (final figures)

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

The items "BOJ Loans and Market Operations (Asset Purchase Program)" and its subitems are deleted from "BOJ Loans and Market Operations." Also, the item "Asset Purchase Program" and its subitems are deleted from "Amount outstanding."

The items "Outright purchases of CP," "Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds," "Outright purchases of ETFs," and "Outright purchases of J-REITs" are added to both "BOJ Loans and Market Operations" and "Amount outstanding".

3. Long-term time-series data

Discontinued items

  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Subtotal (excluding the Loan Support Program and the Asset Purchase Program)
  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Subtotal (Asset Purchase Program)
  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of JGBs
  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of T-Bills
  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral
  • (Memo) Outstanding/ Subtotal (Asset Purchase Program)
  • (Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of JGBs
  • (Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of T-Bills
  • (Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral

New item

  • BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Subtotal (excluding the Loan Support Program)

Renamed items

Table : Renamed items
Before After
BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of CP BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Outright Purchases of CP
BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Outright Purchases of Corporate Bonds
BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of ETFs BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Outright Purchases of ETFs
BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of J-REITs BOJ Loans and Market Operations/ Outright Purchases of J-REITs
(Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of CP (Memo) Outstanding/ Outright Purchases of CP
(Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of Corporate Bonds (Memo) Outstanding/ Outright Purchases of Corporate Bonds
(Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of ETFs (Memo) Outstanding/ Outright Purchases of ETFs
(Memo) Outstanding/ Asset Purchase Program/ Outright purchases of J-REITs (Memo) Outstanding/ Outright Purchases of J-REITs

Inquiries

Market Operations Division, Financial Markets Department

E-mail : post.cmmd3@boj.or.jp