Details of the securities purchased by the Bank of England under the quantitative easing programme

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Date released:  1 September 2015


In line with the Bank of England’s (the ‘Bank’s’) Monetary Policy Committee’s most recent decision in relation to the asset purchase programme, the Asset Purchase Facility (‘APF’) has purchased £375 billion of assets by the creation of central bank reserves.

A list of assets purchased through the APF (including the International Securities Identification Number, value and total purchases) can be found on the Bank’s website.

The Market Notice dated 6 August 2015 sets out operations taking place in early September including maturity time scales.