Interest Rates

In April 2017, Japanese 10-year JGB interest rates was 0.03% on average.

"JGB yields and Interest rates"

Published monthly by the Bank of Japan and by Ministry of Finance. Updated to the month of April 2017 (published on May 3rd, 2017)

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 April 2017 (published on May 3rd, 2017)

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: June 2nd, 2017.

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Exchange Rates

At the end of April 2017, USD/Yen exchange rate closed at 110.1, after breaching the 111-112 range persistent in the past two months.

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Yield Curve

JGB yield curve flattened slightly as the 40 year JGB rate fell from 0.96% at the end of March to 0.92% in April 2017.

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Consumer Price Index

Core inflation turned negative in Japan in March.

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JGBs held by BoJ

At the end of April 2017, BoJ held a total of 385.4 trillion yen of JGBs, 43.2% of the total JGB market.

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