March 1st, 2019

Interest Rates

In February 2019, Japanese 10-year JGB interest rates was -0.018% on average.

"JGB yields and Interest rates"

Published monthly by the Bank of Japan and by Ministry of Finance. Updated to the month of February 2019 (published on March 1st, 2019)

Brief overview of “Interest Rates”

Interest rates statistics that appear on this page come from Ministry of Finance and Bank of Japan. For more details and for most recently updated statistics, please see their official pages.

JGB Rates

Official Discount Rates

"US Treasury yields"

Published monthly by the U.S Department of Treasury. Updated to the month of February 2019 (published on March 1st, 2019)

Brief Overview of “US Treasury Yields”

US treasury interest rates statistics come from U.S Department of Treasury. For more information, visit the official government page.

The Next Release Date: April 1st, 2019

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Exchange Rates

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Yield Curve

In March 2018, JGB yields saw marginal softening across the curve with 10, 15, 30, 40yr yields falling by 1bp, 3 bps, 2bps and 1bp respectively.

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Consumer Price Index

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JGBs held by BoJ

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