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Discontinuation of the Updating of "Average Yields on Newly Issued Domestic Commercial Paper"

October 1, 2009
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department

The Bank of Japan decided to stop updating the "Average Yields on Newly Issued Domestic Commercial Paper," which has been released monthly since September 1994, after the release of the data for October 2009.

The decision came along with the agreement with Japan Securities Depository Center (JASDEC), that JASDEC will take over the compilation and release of the aforementioned statistics from the Bank and enhance and release them starting from October 1, 2009 (for further details, please refer to "Statistics on 'Average Yields on Newly Issued Domestic Commercial Paper': Succession and Joint Efforts to Enhance the Statistics with Japan Securities Depository Center" released on January 26, 2009). For the press release by JASDEC, please click here (Link to an external website).

Time-series data up to October 2009 will continue to be available in "BOJ Time-Series Data Search."

For further information, contact

Financial Markets Statistics, Financial Markets Department