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Japanese Government Bond (JGB)

What is 'Japanese Government Bond - JGB'

A bond issued by the government of Japan. The government pays interest on the bond until the maturity date. At the maturity date, the full price of the bond is returned to the bondholder. Japanese government bonds play a key role in the financial securities market in Japan.

Explaining 'Japanese Government Bond - JGB'

JGBs are very much like U.S. savings bonds. They are fully backed by the government, making them a very popular investment among low-risk investors and a useful investment among high-risk investors as a way to balance the risk factor of their portfolios. Like U.S. savings bonds, they have high levels of credit and liquidity, which further adds to their popularity.


Further Reading


Defying Gravity: How Long Will Japanese Government Bond Prices Remain High?
www.nber.org [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

The dynamics of Japanese Government Bonds' nominal yieldsThe dynamics of Japanese Government Bonds' nominal yields
papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

An analysis of bidding in the Japanese government bond auctionsAn analysis of bidding in the Japanese government bond auctions
onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

Understanding the low yields of the long-term Japanese sovereign debtUnderstanding the low yields of the long-term Japanese sovereign debt
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

Pricing and quality option in Japanese government bond futuresPricing and quality option in Japanese government bond futures
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

The impact of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy on Japanese government bonds' low nominal yieldsThe impact of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy on Japanese government bonds' low nominal yields
www.econstor.eu [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

The Determinants of long-term Japanese government bonds' low nominal yieldsThe Determinants of long-term Japanese government bonds' low nominal yields
papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …

Assessing the Risks to the Japanese Government Bond MarketAssessing the Risks to the Japanese Government Bond Market
www.worldscientific.com [PDF]
… The simulations above suggest that Japanese government debt will soon exceed private sector financial assets … Thus, at least in theory, Japan has huge room for increasing the consumption tax … of the consumption tax increase is reserved for the central government tax revenue …


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