When conducting your research, be sure to read the latest “Product Guide.” A “Product Guide” is available at this Bank branch and elsewhere.
For passbook–type accounts, a maximum annual amount of ¥1,260 (including consumption tax) is assessed as an account management fee.
There is a risk that interest payments and/or redemption may be delayed or impossible (default risk), or that early redemption and/ or retirement by purchase may be conducted, making it impossible to hold an investment through the original maturity date, depending on the financial hardships, etc. of the country issuing the bond.
As a rule, 10–year bonds cannot be redeemed less than one year from the issuance date, and 5–year bonds cannot be redeemed less than 2 years from the issuance date.
The amount received at early redemption is the amount less an early redemption adjustment; accordingly, the amount may be less (“loss of capital risk”) than the amount invested at the time of purchase.
Customers must be 20 years of age or older to engage in transactions in government bonds for individual investors via Internet banking.