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Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 9 October 2020

13 October 2020

In the week ending 9 October 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 0.4 billion to EUR 305.6 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 54.3 billion to EUR 1,203.7 billion.

Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) increased by EUR 37.4 billion to EUR 4,728.4 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 9 October 2020

Weekly change – purchases

Weekly change – redemptions

Covered bond purchase programme 1

EUR 0.5 billion


-EUR 0.0 billion

Securities Markets Programme

EUR 32.6 billion



Covered bond purchase programme 2

EUR 2.8 billion



Covered bond purchase programme 3

EUR 286.8 billion

+EUR 1.3 billion

-EUR 1.2 billion

Asset-backed securities purchase programme

EUR 29.2 billion

+EUR 0.0 billion


Public sector purchase programme

EUR 2,304.9 billion

+EUR 10.5 billion

-EUR 0.0 billion

Corporate sector purchase programme

EUR 237.2 billion

+EUR 0.4 billion

-EUR 0.1 billion

Pandemic emergency purchase programme

EUR 584.7 billion

+EUR 16.9 billion

-EUR 3.5 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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