Bank of Japan, also called the BoJ, is Japan’s central bank that is headquartered in the business district of Nihonbashi in Tokyo. The bank is responsible for issuing and handling currency and treasury securities, implementing monetary policy, maintaining the stability of the Japanese financial system, and providing settling and clearing services.

Like most central banks, the Bank of Japan also compiles and aggregates economic data and produces economic research and analysis.

Bank of Japan (Wikipedia)
Bank of Japan
日本銀行 (Japanese)
Headquarters Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′10″N 139°46′17″E / 35.6861°N 139.7715°E / 35.6861; 139.7715
Established June 27, 1882 / October 10, 1882
Governor Haruhiko Kuroda
Central bank of Japan
Currency Japanese yen
JPY (ISO 4217)
Bank rate 0%-0.10%

The Bank of Japan (日本銀行 Nippon Ginkō?, BOJ, JASDAQ8301), is the central bank of Japan. The Bank is often called Nichigin (日銀?) for short. It has its headquarters in Chūō, Tokyo.

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