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BOJ Bond Valuation Losses Are Said to Be $8 Billion in 2015

  • Bank’s income still increasing while bond costs soar as well
  • Income reduction poised to worsen as bond prices rise

The Bank of Japan wrote down the value of its holdings of government debt by 874 billion yen ($8.5 billion) in the last fiscal year, undercutting the income from its still profitable asset-purchase program.

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