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Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 4 September 2020

8 September 2020

In the week ending 4 September 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 0.6 billion to EUR 317.1 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) decreased by EUR 16.2 billion to EUR 1,103.4 billion.

Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) rose by EUR 90.9 billion to EUR 4,499.5 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 4 September 2020

Weekly change – purchases

Weekly change – redemptions

Covered bond purchase programme 1

EUR 0.5 billion

-

-

Securities Markets Programme

EUR 32.6 billion

-

-EUR 2.0 billion

Covered bond purchase programme 2

EUR 2.8 billion

-

-

Covered bond purchase programme 3

EUR 285.3 billion

+EUR 0.9 billion

-

Asset-backed securities purchase programme

EUR 29.5 billion

-

-

Public sector purchase programme

EUR 2,273.7 billion

+EUR 8.9 billion

-EUR 8.5 billion

Corporate sector purchase programme

EUR 229.4 billion

+EUR 1.3 billion

-EUR 0.1 billion

Pandemic emergency purchase programme

EUR 512.3 billion

+EUR 15.1 billion

-EUR 0.8 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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