• This website sets cookies on your device. To find out more about how we use cookies please refer to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the site, we’ll assume that you are content for us to set these on your device.
  • Close
Home > Markets > Asset Purchase Facility > Asset Purchase Facility - Results
 

Asset Purchase Facility - Results

This page contains links to the results of individual operations for gilts and corporate bonds, as well as to longer-run time series for each of the APF schemes and facilities.

In line with the MPC’s most recent decision in relation to the asset purchase programme, the APF has purchased £375 billion of assets by the creation of central bank reserves.

The APF continues to operate its corporate facilities, with purchases financed by the issue of Treasury bills and the DMO’s cash management operations.

The table below show the outstanding stock of holdings (on a settled basis, net of any redemptions) for each facility. For the corporate facilities, it also identifies how purchases were funded. These data are as at close Thursday 23rd October 2014.

Purchases financed by: Issue of Treasury bills and the DMO's cash management operations Creation of central bank reserves
Gilts n/a £374,911mn
Corporate Bonds £0mn £0mn
Secured Commercial Paper £0mn £0mn

 

Quantitative Easing

A time series showing a running total of the quantity of assets purchased by the creation of central bank reserves is available in the Interactive Database (updated weekly on Fridays).

Commercial paper

The scheme was withdrawn by the Bank on 15 November 2011.


Aggregate usage data

Corporate bond

Results of individual operations and aggregated usage data

Gilts

Results of individual operations and aggregated usage data

Secured Commercial paper


Aggregate usage data

Credit guarantee scheme

No operations were conducted, and the scheme was withdrawn by the Bank on 15 November 2010.