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Home > Markets and Payments > 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.

The table below shows the outstanding stock of holdings from Gilt Purchases and from the Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme. It also shows the loans made through the Term Funding Scheme.  All transactions have been financed by the creation of central bank reserves.
These data are as at close Wednesday 18 January (on a settlement date basis, net of any redemptions), and are updated weekly at 3pm on Thursdays.
Purchases of Gilts
Purchases of Corporate Bonds
Loans made through the Term Funding Scheme
The table below shows the representative share for each of the nine sectors of the Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme and the Bank’s holdings in each of these sectors. These data are updated at 3pm on the first Thursday of the month, and show holdings as at close of the previous business day (on a settlement date basis, net of any redemptions).

​           CBPS            Holdings as at
 close of business
4 January 2017
CBPS Sector Share
as at 1 December 2016
​Updated CBPS Sector Share as at 5 January 2017
​(% portfolio) ​(% of eligible list) ​(% of eligible list)
​Electricity ​21% 20%​ 20%
​Consumer, Non-cyclical ​16% ​15% ​15%
​Communications 15% ​13% ​13%
​Industrial & Transport 14%​ 13%​ 13%​
​Water ​12% 12%​ 12%​
​Consumer, Cyclical ​11% 11%​ 11%​
​Gas ​7% 8%​ 8%​​
​​Property & Finance ​2% 6​%​ 6%​
Energy ​2% 3%​ 3%​
​Total ​100% 100%​ 100%​
​ ​* CBPS holdings are reported on a settlement date basis
​ ​ ​ ​**The Bank measures purchases against the MPC target based on proceeds paid, but the assessment of progress towards attaining a balanced portfolio is based on face value.

To view the previous CBPS results see below PDF:
Quantitative Easing
A time series showing a running total of the quantity of assets purchased and loans made by the APF, financed by the creation of central bank reserves, is available in the Interactive Database (updated weekly on Fridays).
Gilt Purchases
Term Funding Scheme