BoJ pays record profits to government

Central bank contributes $13.8 billion with gains from ETFs and bonds

Bank of Japan
The Bank of Japan

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) contributed a record 2.17 trillion yen ($13.8 billion) to the government in the last fiscal year.

The central bank’s net income rose to a record 2.29 trillion yen in the financial year that ended in March, according to its financial statements released on May 29. This compared with 2.09 trillion yen in the previous fiscal year.

The BoJ reported that it paid 2.17 trillion to the national treasury in the last fiscal year, up from 1.98 trillion yen in the previous year. It is

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