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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, 2020 Financial System Report (October 2020) 

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
Aug. 25, 2020 Market Operations in Fiscal 2019 

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. 26, 2019 Payment and Settlement Systems Report (March 2019) 

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
Jan. 14, 2021 Regional Economic Report (Summary) (January 2021)  [PDF 275KB]

Research Papers

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

Table : Research Papers
Date Author Title Full Text
Mar. 12, 2021 WASHIMI Kazuaki Venture Capital and Startup Innovation -- Big Data Analysis of Patent Data --  [PDF 702KB]
Dec. 11, 2020 WASHIMI Kazuaki Prospects of Private Equity Funds in Japan -- Expectations toward Finance with Ideas and Commitment --  [PDF 689KB]
Oct. 30, 2020 Revision of the Hedonic Quality Adjustment Method in the Corporate Goods Price Index and the Services Producer Price Index  [PDF 2,766KB]