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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. 21, 2022 Financial System Report (April 2022) 

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
Sep.  9, 2021 Market Operations in Fiscal 2020 

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
Apr. 27, 2022 Interoperability and Standardization in Financial Services in the Digital Age 

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. 11, 2022 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (April 2022)  [PDF 274KB]

Research Papers

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

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Jun.  9, 2022 KURACHI Yoshiyuki, MORISHIMA Hajime, KAWATA Hiroshi, SHIBATA Ryo, BUNYA Kazuma, MOTEKI Jin Challenges for Japan's Economy in the Decarbonization Process  [PDF 1,327KB]
Jun.  3, 2022 Rebasing the Corporate Goods Price Index to the Base Year 2020 -- Main features of the rebasing and price developments in the 2020 base index --  [PDF 694KB]
May  27, 2022 Takuto Arao Market Operations under the Three-tier System -- Explanation Using the Reserve Demand Curve Model --  [PDF 738KB]