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Template on international reserves and foreign currency liquidity

  1. Official reserve assets and other foreign currency assets
  2. Predetermined short-term net drains on foreign currency assets
  3. Contingent short-term net drains on foreign currency assets
  4. Memo items

Eurosystem: End-December 2017

First release: 15 January 2018. Updated: 16 April 2018

I. Official reserve assets and other foreign currency assets
(approximate market value, EUR millions)
A. Official reserve assets 669,678
1. Foreign currency reserves
(in convertible foreign currencies)
224,220
(1a) Securities 187,011
of which: issuer headquartered in the euro area 218
(1b) total currency and deposits with: 37,210
(i) other national central banks, BIS and IMF 29,872
(ii) banks headquartered in the euro area and located abroad 855
(iii) banks headquartered and located outside the euro area 6,483
2. IMF reserve position 17,298
3. SDRs 49,925
4. Gold
(including gold deposits and gold swapped)
375,038
-volume in millions of fine troy ounces 346.654
5. Other reserve assets 3,197
-financial derivatives 203
-loans to nonbank nonresidents 2,992
-other 2
B. Other foreign currency assets 38,608
-securities not included in official reserve assets 6,417
-deposits not included in official reserve assets 31,944
-loans not included in official reserve assets 16
-financial derivatives not included in official reserve assets 209
-gold not included in official reserve assets ...
-other 22
II. Predetermined short-term net drains on foreign currency assets (nominal value, EUR millions)
  Total Maturity breakdown (residual maturity)
  Up to 1 month More than 1 and
up to 3 months
More than 3 months
and up to 1 year
1. Foreign currency loans, securities, and deposits −1,774 −1,774 ... ...
-outflows (-) Principal −1,771 −1,771 ... ...
-outflows (-) Interest −14 −3 −3 −8
-inflows (+) Principal ... ... ... ...
-inflows (+) Interest 11 ... 3 8
2. Aggregate short and long positions in forwards and futures in foreign currencies vis-à-vis the domestic currency
(including the forward leg of currency swaps)
−22,615 −13,694 −7,736 −1,184
(2a) Short positions (-) −38,376 −24,703 −9,646 −4,026
(2b) Long positions (+) 15,761 11,009 1,910 2,842
3. Other (specify) −20,469 −15,207 −962 −4,300
-outflows related to repos (-) −10,661 −5,115 −1,247 −4,299
-inflows related to reverse repos (+) ... ... ... ...
-trade credit (-) −1 ... ... −1
-trade credit (+) ... ... ... ...
-other accounts payable (-) −10,368 −10,330 −38 ...
-other accounts receivable (+) 561 238 323 ...
III. Contingent short-term net drains on foreign currency assets (nominal value, EUR millions)
  Total Maturity breakdown (residual maturity)
  Up to 1 month More than 1 and
up to 3 months
More than 3 months
and up to 1 year
1. Contingent liabilities in foreign currency ... ... ... ...
(1a) Collateral guarantees on debt falling due within 1 year ... ... ... ...
(1b) Other contingent liabilities ... ... ... ...
2. Foreign currency securities issued with embedded options
(puttable bonds)
...      
3. Undrawn, unconditional credit lines        
3_1 Undrawn, unconditional credit lines provided by: ... ... ... ...
(3_1 a) other national monetary authorities, BIS, IMF, and other international organizations ... ... ... ...
-other national monetary authorities (+) ... ... ... ...
-BIS (+) ... ... ... ...
-IMF (+) ... ... ... ...
(3_1 b) banks and other financial institutions headquartered in the reporting country (+) ... ... ... ...
(3_1 c) banks and other financial institutions headquartered outside the reporting country (+) ... ... ... ...
3_2 Undrawn, unconditional credit lines provided to: ... ... ... ...
(3_2a) other national monetary authorities, BIS, IMF, and other international organizations ... ... ... ...
-other national monetary authorities (-) ... ... ... ...
-BIS (-) ... ... ... ...
-IMF (-) ... ... ... ...
(3_2b) banks and other financial institutions headquartered in reporting country (-) ... ... ... ...
(3_2c) banks and other financial institutions headquartered outside the reporting country (-) ... ... ... ...
4. Aggregate short and long positions of options in foreign currencies vis-à-vis the domestic currency ... ... ... ...
(4a) Short positions ... ... ... ...
(i) Bought puts ... ... ... ...
(ii) Written calls ... ... ... ...
(4b) Long positions ... ... ... ...
(i) Bought calls ... ... ... ...
(ii) Written puts ... ... ... ...
PRO MEMORIA: In-the-money options        
(1) At current exchange rates ... ... ... ...
(1a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(1b) Long position ... ... ... ...
(2) + 5 % (depreciation of 5%) ... ... ... ...
(2a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(2b) Long position ... ... ... ...
(3) - 5 % (appreciation of 5%) ... ... ... ...
(3a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(3b) Long position ... ... ... ...
(4) +10 % (depreciation of 10%) ... ... ... ...
(4a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(4b) Long position ... ... ... ...
(5) - 10 % (appreciation of 10%) ... ... ... ...
(5a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(5b) Long position ... ... ... ...
(6) Other (specify) ... ... ... ...
(6a) Short position ... ... ... ...
(6b) Long position ... ... ... ...
IV. Memo items (EUR millions)
1. Short-term domestic currency debt indexed to the exchange rate ...
2. Financial instruments denominated in foreign currency and settled by other means
(e_g_, in domestic currency)
16
-nondeliverable forwards ...
-short positions ...
-long positions ...
-other instruments 16
3. Pledged assets ...
-included in reserve assets ...
-included in other foreign currency assets ...
4. Securities lent and on repo −556
-lent or repoed and included in Section I −11,866
-lent or repoed but not included in Section I ...
-borrowed or acquired and included in Section I ...
-borrowed or acquired but not included in Section I 11,310
5. Financial derivative assets (net, marked to market) 413
-forwards 33
-futures ...
-swaps 389
-options ...
-other −10
6. Derivatives (forward, futures, or options contracts) that have a residual maturity greater than one year, which are subject to margin calls_ ...
-aggregate short and long positions in forwards and futures in foreign currencies vis-à-vis the domestic currency
(including the forward leg of currency swaps)
...
(6a) short positions (-) ...
(6b) long positions (+) ...
-aggregate short and long positions of options in foreign currencies vis-à-vis the domestic currency ...
(6a) short positions ...
(i) bought puts ...
(ii) written calls ...
(6b) long positions ...
(i) bought calls ...
(ii) written puts ...
7. Currency composition of reserves 669,678
- currencies in SDR basket 646,822
- currencies not in SDR basket 22,856

Conventions used in the tables: "..." nil or negligible.