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BOJ Reports & Research Papers


The latest releases of reports and research papers.

Financial System Report

The Financial System Report is published biannually with two objectives: to present a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the stability of Japan's financial system, and to facilitate communication with concerned parties in order to contribute to securing the stability.

Table : Financial System Report
Date Title
Apr. 18, 2024 Financial System Report (April 2024) 

Market Operations in Each Fiscal Year

This paper describes the Bank of Japan's market operations in each fiscal year, along with the market developments.

Table : Market Operations in Each Fiscal Year
Date Title
Sept.  8, 2023 Market Operations in Fiscal 2022 

Payment and Settlement Systems Report

The Payment and Settlement Systems Report provides information pertaining to recent developments in financial market infrastructure. It also covers progress and challenges for improving safety and efficiency of payment and settlement systems, as well as mid- and long-term vision for those systems in Japan.

Table : Payment and Settlement Systems Report
Date Title
Jan. 20, 2023 Privacy Enhancing Technologies: Payments and Financial Services in a Digital Society 

Regional Economic Report

This report is a summary of information on economic and financial developments of each region, gathered mainly from interviews with firms by the Bank's main office and branches for the meeting of general managers of the Bank's branches.

Table : Regional Economic Report
Date Title Summary
Apr.  4, 2024 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (April 2024)  [PDF 283KB]

Research Papers

Research papers published by the Bank besides the above four reports.

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Mar. 11, 2024 The Effects and Side Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy: Summary of the First Workshop on the "Review of Monetary Policy from a Broad Perspective"  [PDF 502KB]
Dec. 21, 2023 ABE Nobuhiro, KAWASUMI Yusuke, TAKANO Yutaro, NAKA Tomomi, HIRAKATA Naohisa, MATSUMURA Kohei, MUNAKATA Ko Top-Down Scenario Analysis of Climate-Related Financial Risks: Perspective from Time Horizon and Inter-Industry Spillovers  [PDF 715KB]
Dec. 12, 2023 Central Bank Finances and Monetary Policy Conduct  [PDF 868KB]