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Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 10 April 2020

15 April 2020

In the week ending 10 April 2020 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 1.7 billion to EUR 436 billion.

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) rose by EUR 7.9 billion to EUR 626.2 billion.

Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) increased by EUR 20.8 billion to EUR 3,456.7 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 10 April 2020

Weekly change – purchases

Weekly change – redemptions

Covered bond purchase programme 1

EUR 0.8 billion



Securities Markets Programme

EUR 41.1 billion



Covered bond purchase programme 2

EUR 2.9 billion



Covered bond purchase programme 3

EUR 276.4 billion

+EUR 1.3 billion

-EUR 0.1 billion

Asset-backed securities purchase programme

EUR 31.8 billion

+EUR 0.1 billion

-EUR 0.0 billion

Public sector purchase programme

EUR 2,183.0 billion

+EUR 13.4 billion


Corporate sector purchase programme

EUR 205.0 billion

+EUR 2.0 billion

-EUR 0.4 billion

Pandemic emergency purchase programme

EUR 50.7 billion

+EUR 20.6 billion


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).


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