Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 30 November 2018
4 December 2018
In the week ending 30 November 2018 gold and gold receivables (asset item 1) increased by EUR 1 million owing to the net purchase of gold coin by one Eurosystem central bank.
As a result of the Eurosystem’s open market operations and standing facilities, net lending to credit institutions (asset item 5 minus liability items 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 4) decreased by EUR 25.5 billion to EUR 78.5 billion.
Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) increased by EUR 31.3 billion to EUR 3,210.6 billion.
The table below provides the detailed breakdown of securities held for monetary policy purposes (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 November 2018
Weekly change – purchases
Weekly change – redemptions
Covered bond purchase programme 1
EUR 4.3 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 2
EUR 4.0 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 3
EUR 262.2 billion
+EUR 0.5 billion
-EUR 0.7 billion
Asset-backed securities purchase programme
EUR 27.8 billion
+EUR 0.6 billion
-EUR 0.3 billion
Corporate sector purchase programme
EUR 176.9 billion
+EUR 0.8 billion
-EUR 0.2 billion
Public sector purchase programme
EUR 2,095.6 billion
+EUR 3.4 billion
-EUR 3.2 billion
Securities Markets Programme
EUR 73.0 billion
Revisions to some items in the statement published on 23 November 2018
On account of revisions to some assets and liabilities, it has been necessary to update the consolidated weekly financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 23 November 2018 (published on 27 November 2018). The following table provides an overview of the items affected:
3 Other liabilities to euro area credit institutions denominated in euro
EUR 6,877 million
EUR 6,754 million
6 Liabilities to non-euro area residents denominated in euro
EUR 291,548 million
EUR 291,671 million
The content and format of the weekly financial statement are set out in Annexes IV to VI of Guideline (EU) 2016/2249 of the European Central Bank of 3 November 2016 on the legal framework for accounting and financial reporting in the European System of Central Banks (ECB/2016/34).