Table 3: Reserve assets of the euro area

(EUR billions; amounts outstanding at the end of the period, flows during the period; non working day and non seasonally adjusted)

Sep.16 Oct.16 Nov.16 Dec.16 Jan.17
Transactions Exchange rate changes Price changes Other volume changes Amounts outstanding Transactions Exchange rate changes Price changes Other volume changes Amounts outstanding
Reserve assets 727.0 717.3 706.6 6.1 0.9 -6.0 0.1 707.7 -5.1 -3.4 7.8 -0.0 707.0
Monetary gold 411.3 403.1 386.5 0.0  - -5.7 -0.0 380.8 0.0  - 7.7 0.0 388.5
Gold bullion 404.3 396.3 379.9 -0.0  - -5.6 -0.0 374.3 0.0  - 7.5 0.0 381.9
Unallocated gold accounts 7.0 6.8 6.6 0.0  - -0.1 0.0 6.5 0.0  - 0.1 -0.0 6.6
Special drawing rights 51.2 51.4 52.1 0.1 0.1  - 0.0 52.3 0.0 -0.5  - -0.0 51.9
Reserve position in the IMF 23.2 23.9 23.3 -0.3 0.0  - 0.0 23.1 -0.1 -0.2  - 0.0 22.8
Other reserve assets 241.3 238.9 244.7 6.3 0.8 -0.3 0.1 251.5 -5.0 -2.8 0.1 -0.0 243.8
Currency and deposits 33.2 29.7 27.8 4.7 -0.1  - 0.5 32.9 -1.0 -0.1  - -0.0 31.8
Claims on monetary authorities 24.0 21.1 21.8 2.6  -  -  - 24.9 0.4  -  -  - 25.4
Claim on other entities 9.3 8.6 6.0 2.1  -  -  - 8.0 -1.4  -  -  - 6.4
Securities 202.4 204.7 213.3 1.4 0.9 -0.4 -0.5 214.7 -3.8 -2.7 0.1 -0.0 208.3
Debt securities 201.7 204.0 212.6 1.4 0.9 -0.4 -0.5 214.0 -3.8 -2.7 0.0 -0.0 207.6
Short-term 27.9 28.9 33.4 0.6 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 33.9 -2.0 -0.2 -0.0 0.0 31.7
Long-term 173.8 175.1 179.2 0.8 1.0 -0.4 -0.5 180.0 -1.7 -2.5 0.1 -0.0 175.9
Equity and investment fund shares 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.7
Financial derivatives (net) -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0  - 0.1 0.0 -0.0 -0.1  - 0.1 0.0 0.0
Other claims 5.7 4.6 3.7 0.2 -0.0 0.0 0.0 3.9 -0.2 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 3.6
Source: ECB.

Table 3: Reserve assets of the euro area

(EUR billions; amounts outstanding at the end of the period, flows during the period; non working day and non seasonally adjusted)

Sep.16 Oct.16 Nov.16 Dec.16 Jan.17
Transactions Exchange rate changes Price changes Other volume changes Amounts outstanding Transactions Exchange rate changes Price changes Other volume changes Amounts outstanding
Reserve assets 727.0 717.3 706.6 6.1 0.9 -6.0 0.1 707.7 -5.1 -3.4 7.8 -0.0 707.0
Monetary gold 411.3 403.1 386.5 0.0  - -5.7 -0.0 380.8 0.0  - 7.7 0.0 388.5
Gold bullion 404.3 396.3 379.9 -0.0  - -5.6 -0.0 374.3 0.0  - 7.5 0.0 381.9
Unallocated gold accounts 7.0 6.8 6.6 0.0  - -0.1 0.0 6.5 0.0  - 0.1 -0.0 6.6
Special drawing rights 51.2 51.4 52.1 0.1 0.1  - 0.0 52.3 0.0 -0.5  - -0.0 51.9
Reserve position in the IMF 23.2 23.9 23.3 -0.3 0.0  - 0.0 23.1 -0.1 -0.2  - 0.0 22.8
Other reserve assets 241.3 238.9 244.7 6.3 0.8 -0.3 0.1 251.5 -5.0 -2.8 0.1 -0.0 243.8
Currency and deposits 33.2 29.7 27.8 4.7 -0.1  - 0.5 32.9 -1.0 -0.1  - -0.0 31.8
Claims on monetary authorities 24.0 21.1 21.8 2.6  -  -  - 24.9 0.4  -  -  - 25.4
Claim on other entities 9.3 8.6 6.0 2.1  -  -  - 8.0 -1.4  -  -  - 6.4
Securities 202.4 204.7 213.3 1.4 0.9 -0.4 -0.5 214.7 -3.8 -2.7 0.1 -0.0 208.3
Debt securities 201.7 204.0 212.6 1.4 0.9 -0.4 -0.5 214.0 -3.8 -2.7 0.0 -0.0 207.6
Short-term 27.9 28.9 33.4 0.6 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 33.9 -2.0 -0.2 -0.0 0.0 31.7
Long-term 173.8 175.1 179.2 0.8 1.0 -0.4 -0.5 180.0 -1.7 -2.5 0.1 -0.0 175.9
Equity and investment fund shares 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.7
Financial derivatives (net) -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0  - 0.1 0.0 -0.0 -0.1  - 0.1 0.0 0.0
Other claims 5.7 4.6 3.7 0.2 -0.0 0.0 0.0 3.9 -0.2 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 3.6
Source: ECB.