Data are available monthly from August 1999 and quarterly from 1999 Q3. Publication of data will usually occur on the 21st working day of the month in Further breakdowns of reserves (Table D5.2).
SourcesThe data are held by the Risk Management Division of the Bank of England.
DefinitionsShort-term deposit liabilities refers to deposits with a maturity of up to and including one year.
Money market instruments reflect liabilities on account of the issue of euro denominated Bank of England Bills. The Bank began issuing Euro bills in April 1999. The final auction took place in April 2006 and the last bills matured in October 2006.
Bonds and Notes Liabilities data include medium-term securities issued since 2007 to finance the Bank’s foreign currency reserves.
Medium and long-term deposit liabilities refers to deposits with a maturity of more than one year.
Other liabilities comprise foreign currency forwards and swaps and unsettled trades. They also include liabilities relating to the provision of dollar liquidity to the banking system through participation in coordinated central bank action from September 2008.