Bank of Japan Balance Sheet

 

The following tables show the SNB balance sheet in comparison to the one of the Bank of Japan, another central bank that strongly intervenes in markets.

snb balance sheet dec 12 vs. boj feb 13

SNB vs. BoJ Balance Sheet (source SNB and BoJ)

 

The following graphs from Greshhams law show that the Bank of Japan mostly works on local assets and that on the asset side Japanese government bonds and on the liability side bank notes are most important.

 

George Dorgan
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