Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 26 February 2021


In the week ending 26 February 2021 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) increased by EUR 0.2 billion to EUR 298.5 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 27.9 billion to EUR 1,147.3 billion, mainly owing 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 37.9 billion to EUR 5,174.5 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 26 February 2021 Weekly change – purchases Weekly change – redemptions
Covered bond purchase programme 1 EUR 0.5 billion
Securities Markets Programme EUR 28.7 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 2 EUR 2.6 billion -EUR 0.0 billion
Covered bond purchase programme 3 EUR 289.2 billion +EUR 0.4 billion -EUR 0.4 billion
Asset-backed securities purchase programme EUR 28.8 billion +EUR 0.4 billion -EUR 0.3 billion
Public sector purchase programme EUR 2,370.4 billion +EUR 5.4 billion -EUR 3.8 billion
Corporate sector purchase programme EUR 259.4 billion +EUR 0.4 billion -EUR 0.3 billion
Pandemic emergency purchase programme EUR 866.7 billion +EUR 16.9 billion -EUR 4.9 billion


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