Bank of Japan facts for kids
|Bank of Japan
日本銀行 (in Japanese)
|Headquarters||Chuo, Tokyo, Japan|
|Central bank of||Japan|
|ISO 4217 Code||JPY|
|Base borrowing rate||0%-0.10%|
|Preceded by||First National Bank|
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.
- Werner, Richard A. (2003). Princes of the Yen: Japan's Central Bankers and the Transformation of the Economy. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe. ; OCLC 471605161
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The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum in Otaru, Hokkaido
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