Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 10 April 2015
Items not related to monetary policy operations
In the week ending 10 April 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) decreased by EUR 0.3 billion to EUR 273.3 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) decreased by EUR 0.5 billion to EUR 378.1 billion. Banknotes in circulation (liability item 1) decreased by EUR 3.8 billion to EUR 1,021 billion. Liabilities to general government (liability item 5.1) rose by EUR 6.6 billion to EUR 75 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 2.4 billion to EUR 437.8 billion. On Wednesday, 8 April 2015, a main refinancing operation of EUR 103.6 billion matured and a new one of EUR 108.3 billion, with a maturity of seven days, was settled.
Recourse to the marginal lending facility (asset item 5.5) was EUR 0.1 billion (virtually unchanged compared with the preceding week), while recourse to the deposit facility (liability item 2.2) was EUR 88 billion (compared with EUR 85.9 billion in the preceding week).
The holdings by the Eurosystem of securities held for monetary policy purposes (asset item 7.1) increased by EUR 12 billion to EUR 312.7 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 10 April 2015||Difference compared with 3 April 2015 – purchases||Difference compared with 3 April 2015 – redemptions|
|Covered bond purchase programme 1||EUR 25.9 billion||-||-|
|Covered bond purchase programme 2||EUR 11.4 billion||-||-|
|Covered bond purchase programme 3||EUR 67.2 billion||+EUR 2.5 billion||-|
|Asset-backed securities purchase programme||EUR 5.3 billion||+EUR 0.4 billion||-|
|Public sector purchase programme||EUR 61.7 billion||+EUR 9.2 billion||-|
|Securities Markets Programme||EUR 141.3 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 13.5 billion to EUR 276.8 billion.