Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 11 September 2015
Items not related to monetary policy operations
In the week ending 11 September 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) remained virtually unchanged at EUR 264.3 billion.
US dollar liquidity operations
|Value date||Type of transaction||Maturing amount||New amount|
|10 September 2015||7-day US dollar liquidity-providing reverse transaction||USD 136 million||USD 141 million|
The above 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) decreased by EUR 1.3 billion to EUR 358.3 billion. Banknotes in circulation (liability item 1) decreased by EUR 1.2 billion to EUR 1,053.9 billion. Liabilities to general government (liability item 5.1) increased by EUR 8.4 billion to EUR 58.1 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 6.9 billion to EUR 367.1 billion. On Wednesday, 9 September 2015, a main refinancing operation (asset item 5.1) of EUR 71 billion matured and a new one of EUR 70.9 billion, with a maturity of seven days, was settled.
Recourse to the marginal lending facility (asset item 5.5) remained virtually unchanged at EUR 0.1 billion, while recourse to the deposit facility (liability item 2.2) was EUR 159.9 billion (compared with EUR 167 billion in the previous week).
The holdings by the Eurosystem of securities held for monetary policy purposes (asset item 7.1) increased by EUR 17.3 billion to EUR 602.8 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 11 September 2015||Difference compared with 4 September 2015 – purchases||Difference compared with 4 September 2015 – redemptions|
|Covered bond purchase programme 1||EUR 22.3 billion||-||-|
|Covered bond purchase programme 2||EUR 10.5 billion||-||-|
|Covered bond purchase programme 3||EUR 116.1 billion||+EUR 3.9 billion||-|
|Asset-backed securities purchase programme||EUR 11.9 billion||+EUR 0.4 billion||-|
|Public sector purchase programme||EUR 314.4 billion||+EUR 13 billion||-|
|Securities Markets Programme||EUR 127.6 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 16.8 billion to EUR 466.5 billion.
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