Bank of Japan facts for kids
|Bank of Japan
|Headquarters||Chuo, Tokyo, Japan|
|Central bank of||Japan|
|ISO 4217 Code||JPY|
|Base borrowing rate||0%-0.10%|
|Preceded by||First National Bank|
Changes based on other national banks were made part of bank regulations. BOJ was given a monopoly on controlling Japan's money supply in 1884.
The Bank of Japan issued its banknotes in 1885 (Meiji 18). In 1897, Japan joined the gold standard.
The Bank of Japan is headquartered in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, on the site of a former gold mint (the Kinza). It is near the Tokyo's Ginza district The Neo-baroque Bank of Japan building in Tokyo was designed by Tatsuno Kingo in 1896.
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