Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report - 2011 Q1

In the interests of openness and transparency, we publish a quarterly report on the transactions carried out as part of the Asset Purchase Facility. The reports are published shortly after the end of each quarter.
Published on 26 April 2011

During 2011 Q1:

  • As at 31 March 2011, cumulative assets purchased totalled £200 billion.
  • Nominal gilt yields rose during 2011 Q1, with rates on average around 20 basis points higher than at the end of 2010 Q4.
  • A significant amount of the gilts purchased via the Facility continue to be made available for on-lending to the market through the gilt lending arrangement with the DMO.
  • The average daily aggregate value of gilts lent by the Asset Purchase Facility to the DMO during the three months to 31 March 2011 was £1.5 billion, slightly more than the £1.2 billion lent on average during the previous quarter.

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