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Statement by the Governor concerning terrorist attacks in the U.S.

September 12, 2001
Bank of Japan

  1. The Bank of Japan set up the "emergency management headquarters" immediately after the tragic incidents by terrorist attacks in the United States. We stand ready to take necessary measures, while monitoring any possible effects of this incident upon business operations and funds settlements of financial institutions.
  2. The Bank of Japan is ready to make every effort, including the provision of ample liquidity, in order to ensure the smooth funds settlements and the stability of financial markets.