Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 21 February 2020


In the week ending 21 February 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 1.1 billion to EUR 296.2 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 4.5 billion to EUR 389.5 billion.

Base money (liability items 1, 2.1 and 2.2) fell by EUR 29.7 billion to EUR 3,126.8 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 21 February 2020 Weekly change – purchases Weekly change – redemptions
Covered bond purchase programme 1 EUR 1.3 billion -EUR 0.3 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 2 EUR 2.9 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 3 EUR 270.1 billion +EUR 1.1 billion -EUR 0.8 billion
Asset-backed securities purchase programme EUR 28.2 billion +EUR 0.1 billion -EUR 0.3 billion
Corporate sector purchase programme EUR 194.1 billion +EUR 1.6 billion
Public sector purchase programme EUR 2,128.2 billion +EUR 5.2 billion -EUR 0.2 billion
Securities Markets Programme


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