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Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 20 January 2023

24 January 2023

In the week ending 20 January 2023 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) decreased by EUR 4.1 billion to EUR 344.3 billion.

The net balance of open market operations and standing facilities (asset item 5 minus liability items 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 4) fell by EUR 35.1 billion to EUR -2,840.2 billion. This was due primarily to the change in the level of the deposit facility (liability item 2.2).

Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) increased by EUR 33 billion to EUR 5,897.9 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 20 January 2023

Weekly change – purchases

Weekly change – redemptions

Securities Markets Programme

EUR 2.9 billion

-

-

Covered bond purchase programme 3

EUR 303.7 billion

+EUR 1.8 billion

-EUR 2.2 billion

Asset-backed securities purchase programme

EUR 22.7 billion

-

-EUR 0.2 billion

Public sector purchase programme

EUR 2,585.2 billion

+EUR 5.6 billion

-EUR 12.0 billion

Corporate sector purchase programme

EUR 343.7 billion

+EUR 0.9 billion

-EUR 1.1 billion

Pandemic emergency purchase programme

EUR 1,680.2 billion

+EUR 4.2 billion

-EUR 8.4 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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