Japan Foreign Exchange Reserves

Foreign Exchange Reserves in Japan decreased to 1279346 USD Million in March of 2014 from 1288206 USD Million in February of 2014. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Japan. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Japan averaged 251356.30 USD Million from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1306668 USD Million in January of 2012 and a record low of 455 USD Million in September of 1957. In Japan, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. This page provides - Japan Foreign Exchange Reserves - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1279346.00 1288206.00 1306668.00 455.00 1278256.09 | 2014/04 1957 - 2014 USD Million Monthly
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Japan Foreign Exchange Reserves
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-09 11:50 PM Japan
Foreign Exchange Reserves
Dec 2013 USD 1267B USD 1275B USD 1283.4B
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Interest Rate 0.00 2014-04-08 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 240784.10 2014-03-31 240450.20 240784.10 4864.50 247371.38 2014-04-30 JPY Billion [+]
Foreign Bond Investment -3805.00 2014-04-04 -3987.00 21787.00 -22266.00 236.83 2014-04-11 JPY Hundred Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1279346.00 2014-03-31 1288206.00 1306668.00 455.00 1278256.09 2014-04-30 USD Million [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 2236.00 2014-04-04 -5151.00 15688.00 -9928.00 -2278.48 2014-05-31 JPY Hundred Million [+]
Interbank Rate 0.14 2014-03-15 0.14 8.40 0.05 0.25 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Loans to Private Sector 413738.30 2014-03-15 412057.90 536555.80 375948.90 414101.20 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M0 82103.00 2014-03-15 81516.00 82492.60 2130.10 81900.09 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 579499.90 2014-03-15 573992.60 579499.90 3921.00 579986.23 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 863617.40 2014-03-15 861437.80 866131.40 8404.00 866749.28 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 1176919.20 2014-03-15 1177732.30 1177732.30 1008503.40 1180246.25 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
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Foreign Exchange Reserves | Notes
Foreign Exchange Reserves also known as Official Reserves and International Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the central banks. The reserves themselves can either be gold or a specific currency like the dollar or the euro. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. The reserves are generally used to finance the balance of payments imbalances or to control exchange rates.


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