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Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 26 June 2015

30 June 2015

Items not related to monetary policy operations

In the week ending 26 June 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 1 billion to EUR 276 billion, on account of customer and portfolio transactions and US dollar liquidity-providing operations (see below).

US dollar liquidity operations

Value date Type of transaction Maturing amount New amount
25 June 2015  7-day US dollar liquidity-providing reverse transaction USD 115 million USD 115 million

The liquidity-providing transactions were conducted by the Eurosystem 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 0.4 billion to EUR 374.1 billion. Banknotes in circulation (liability item 1) rose by EUR 2.9 billion to EUR 1,039 billion. Liabilities to general government (liability item 5.1) increased by EUR 27.1 billion to EUR 137.6 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 65.3 billion to EUR 469.2 billion. On Wednesday, 24 June 2015, a main refinancing operation (asset item 5.1) of EUR 89.7 billion matured and a new one of EUR 88.2 billion, with a maturity of seven days, was settled.

During the week, a longer-term refinancing operation of EUR 19.3 billion matured and a new one of EUR 17.3 billion was settled. In addition, a targeted longer-term refinancing operation (TLTRO) of EUR 73.8 billion, with a maturity of 1,190 days, was settled.

Recourse to the marginal lending facility (asset item 5.5) was EUR 0.3 billion (compared with EUR 0.4 billion in the preceding week), while recourse to the deposit facility (liability item 2.2) was EUR 86.3 billion (compared with EUR 81.4 billion in the previous week).

The holdings by the Eurosystem of securities held for monetary policy purposes (asset item 7.1) increased by EUR 13.9 billion to EUR 465.1 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 26 June 2015 Difference compared with 19 June 2015 – purchases Difference compared with 19 June 2015 – redemptions
Covered bond purchase programme 1 EUR  23.2 billion - -EUR 0.4 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 2 EUR  10.8 billion - -EUR 0.1 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 3 EUR  94.6 billion +EUR 2.5 billion -
Asset-backed securities purchase programme EUR  8.6 billion +EUR 0.3 billion -
Public sector purchase programme EUR 193.9 billion +EUR 11.6 billion -
Securities Markets Programme EUR  134.0 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 49.6 billion to EUR 389.3 billion.

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