Japan August monetary base up 5.4 pct yr/yr -BOJ

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TOKYO, Sept 2 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s monetary base rose 5.4
percent in August from a year earlier, Bank of Japan data showed
on Thursday.

Current account deposits at the central bank grew 32.7
percent, after increasing 39.8 percent in July.

Details were as follows (percent, year-on-year, with final
column showing seasonally adjusted month-on-month change in
monetary base):

Monetary BOJ note Coins Current Bank Month-

base issuance in circ deposits resrvs on-month
Aug +5.4 +1.2 -0.3 +32.7 +29.6 -4.2
July +6.1 +1.0 -0.4 +39.8 +38.3 +35.2
June +3.6 +0.7 -0.3 +21.7 +15.3 -1.6
May +3.7 +0.6 -0.4 +22.9 +18.6 +12.4
Apr +2.9 +0.9 -0.5 +14.6 +14.7 +18.1
Mar +2.1 +0.4 -0.6 +13.0 +11.1 +3.0

Average outstanding monetary base:

August 98.3995 trillion yen ($1,165 billion)

July 98.9359 trillion yen

For the full tables, click on
http://www.boj.or.jp/en/type/stat/boj_stat/mb/base0008.htm
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

Japan August monetary base up 5.4 pct yr/yr -BOJ