Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 30 January 2015
Items not related to monetary policy operations
In the week ending 30 January 2015 gold and gold receivables (asset item 1) remained unchanged.
The net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 0.6 billion to EUR 244 billion, on account of customer and portfolio transactions.
During the week, the Eurosystem did not conduct any liquidity-providing transactions in connection with the standing swap arrangement that the European Central Bank has with the Federal Reserve System.
The holdings by the Eurosystem of marketable securities other than those held for monetary policy purposes (asset item 7.2) increased by EUR 1.4 billion to EUR 376.3 billion. Banknotes in circulation (liability item 1) rose by EUR 1.9 billion to EUR 1,004.2 billion. Liabilities to general government (liability item 5.1) decreased by EUR 4.8 billion to EUR 76.3 billion.
Items related to monetary policy operations
The Eurosystem’s net lending to credit institutions (asset item 5 minus liability items 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 4) increased by EUR 24.9 billion to EUR 542.5 billion. On Wednesday, 28 January 2015, a main refinancing operation of EUR 125.3 billion matured and a new one of EUR 163.8 billion, with a maturity of seven days, was settled.
During the week, a longer-term refinancing operation of EUR 49 billion matured and a new one of EUR 34.1 billion was settled. In addition, EUR 14.8 billion of longer-term refinancing operations was repaid before maturity.
Recourse to the marginal lending facility (asset item 5.5) was EUR 0.2 billion (compared with EUR 1.6 billion in the preceding week), while recourse to the deposit facility (liability item 2.2) was EUR 36.6 billion (compared with EUR 54.5 billion in the preceding week).
The holdings by the Eurosystem of securities held for monetary policy purposes (asset item 7.1) increased by EUR 2.4 billion to EUR 227.1 billion. The table below provides the detailed breakdown of asset item 7.1 into the different portfolios. All portfolios are accounted for at amortised cost.
|Monetary policy securities portfolios||Reported value as at 30 January 2015||Difference compared with 23 January 2015 – purchases||Difference compared with 23 January 2015 – redemptions|
|Covered bond purchase programme 1||EUR 27.5 billion||-||EUR 0.7 billion|
|Covered bond purchase programme 2||EUR 12.7 billion||-||-|
|Covered bond purchase programme 3||EUR 40.3 billion||EUR 3.1 billion||-|
|Asset-backed securities purchase programme||EUR 2.3 billion||EUR 0.1 billion||-|
|Securities Markets Programme||EUR 144.3 billion||-||-|
Current accounts of euro area credit institutions
As a result of all transactions, the current account position of credit institutions with the Eurosystem (liability item 2.1) increased by EUR 38.1 billion, to EUR 227.4 billion.
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