January 8th, 2020

Interest Rates

In December 2019, Japanese 10-year JGB interest rates was -0.01% on average.

"JGB yields and Interest rates"

Published monthly by the Bank of Japan and by Ministry of Finance. Updated to the month of December 2019 (published on January 8th, 2020)

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 Decemeber 2019 (published on January 8th, 2020)

"Interest Rate Spread US- Japan" 

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: February 5th, 2020

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Consumer Price Index

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