Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meetings, 20 March

NEWS RELEASE - At the Monetary Policy Meeting held today, the Bank of Japan decided, by majority vote, to maintain the following guideline for money market operations for the intermeeting period:

The Bank of Japan will conduct money market operations, aiming at the outstanding balance of the current accounts at the Bank at around 10 to 15 trillion yen.

For the time being, to secure the financial market stability towards the end of a fiscal year, the Bank will provide more liquidity irrespective