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December 20, 2001
Bank of Japan
Financial Markets Department
The Bank of Japan is releasing today the results for Japan of the second part of the triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity, concerning the data on notional principal amounts outstanding at end-June 2001. This survey is a part of the triennial central bank survey, coordinated by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).1 The first part of the survey on turnover covering data for April 2001 was released on October 10, 2001.2
The second part of the survey covers notional amounts outstanding on a consolidated basis. In Japan, data from financial institutions with headquarters in Japan were collected from a total of 235 banks and 5 securities firms.3
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which coordinates and aggregates the global results of the survey, is also publishing the preliminary results of the second part of the survey today (available on the BIS Internet Web site at http://www.bis.org/ (Link to an external website)). The results of the Regular Derivatives Market Statistics (Yoshikuni Statistics) at end-June 2001 for Japan were released on September 14, 2001, and are available on the Bank of Japan's Internet Web site.
The second part of the triennial survey and the Yoshikuni Statistics covers the notional amounts outstanding and gross market values of foreign exchange, interest rate, equity, commodity, and credit derivatives. Breakdown by forwards, swaps, and options are also provided, as well as by currency and counterparty.4,5 Breakdown by maturity is also available for FX contracts, IR contracts, and equity derivatives.