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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
Oct. 22, 2018 Financial System Report (October 2018) 

Financial Markets Report

The Financial Markets Report is published biannually to review comprehensively financial market developments in Japan and abroad and to summarize issues on functions of financial markets and progress in the Bank's initiatives.

Table : Financial Markets Report
Date Title
Feb. 28, 2011 Financial Markets Report -- Developments in the Second Half of 2010 -- 

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
Sep. 21, 2018 FinTech Special Edition -- Financial Innovation and FinTech -- 

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
Oct. 18, 2018 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (Oct. 2018)  [PDF 83KB]

Research Papers

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

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Jul.  6, 2018 Market Operations in Fiscal 2017  [PDF 1,063KB]
Jun. 29, 2018 Compilation Method of the "Wholesale Services Price Index" in Japan  [PDF 476KB]
Apr. 20, 2018 Akihiro Kanafuji, Rina Mandokoro, Naoya Kato, Tomohiro Sugo Revision of the Consumption Activity Index to Address the 2008 SNA and Improve Accuracy  [PDF 595KB]