Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report - 2013 Q4

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 27 January 2014

During 2013 Q4:

  • As of 26 December 2013 cumulative assets purchased net of sales and redemptions totalled £375 billion.
  • Nominal gilt yields rose over 2013 Q4 across the yield curve, by an average of around 25 basis points. 
  • 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 APF to the DMO during the three months to 31 December 2013 was £0.2 billion.
  • Gross issuance of corporate bonds in 2013 Q4 was relatively strong, although the amount was lower than in 2012 Q4. 

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