Selected Monetary Figures as per: October, 2006
Outstanding
Amount
Change with regard to
Previous month Previous year
Amount % Amount %
1 2 3 4 5
A. CENTRAL BANK:
I Central Government advances 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 1156.1 -7.6 -0.7 58.2 5.3
III Banknotes issued 278.5 -1.0 -0.4 15.2 5.8
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 600.2 2.5 0.4 37.4 6.6
2 Central Government 5.7 -6.9 -54.8 -26.4 -82.2
3 Island Government of Curacao 5.5 -10.6 -65.8 -48.6 -89.8
4 Development projects 38.8 0.0 0.0 -0.4 -1.0
5 Private sector 193.5 -8.1 -4.0 157.0 430.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3702.7 27.5 0.7 395.3 12.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 565.9 19.0 3.5 85.4 17.8
III Central Government deposits 48.8 -11.2 -18.7 3.0 6.6
IV Island Governments deposits 41.2 5.5 15.4 3.2 8.4
V Private sector deposits 4845.7 55.9 1.2 366.6 8.2
of which: 1 demand deposits 1576.8 -18.7 -1.2 92.3 6.2
2 time deposits 1995.1 62.4 3.2 176.9 9.7
3 savings 1273.8 12.2 1.0 97.4 8.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 46.5 0.0 0.0 -37.1 -44.4
2 Bonds 1873.4 -6.3 -0.3 101.8 5.7
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 212.2 14.3 7.2 56.7 36.5
2 Bonds 1171.0 -0.7 -0.1 29.9 2.6
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 308.6 19.4 6.7 -59.9 -16.3
2 Island Governments 240.8 9.8 4.2 -4.4 -1.8
3 Private sector 3950.0 23.6 0.6 562.3 16.6
4 Miscellaneous -941.9 -20.0 2.2 -212.8 29.2
II Total domestic factors 3557.5 32.8 0.9 285.2 8.7
III Net foreign assets 1722.0 11.4 0.7 143.6 9.1
IV Total money supply 5279.5 44.2 0.8 428.8 8.8
of which: 1 Money 1850.6 -25.4 -1.4 104.5 6.0
2 Near Money 3428.9 69.6 2.1 324.3 10.4
V Net international reserves 1722.0 11.4 0.7 143.6 9.1
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 4.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.60 5.55 3.25
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.90 5.75 2.96
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.90 5.96 4.81
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.10 6.55 5.03
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.10 7.10 6.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.79 2.77 2.80
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.08 4.02 4.12
3 Mortgages 8.53 8.51 8.65
4 Current account overdrafts 9.80 9.54 9.67
* Preliminary weighted 6-months moving average of commercial banks.
Notes:
1. For definitions of concepts used, reference should be made to the Explanatory notes to the tables
in the Bank's Quarterly Bulletin.
2. All figures shown above should be considered preliminary, seasonally unadjusted and subject to revision.
3. Amounts are rounded to millions of Netherlands Antilles guilders.
4. Due to rounding, totals may not add up.
5. Before January 2002, the discount rate of treasury paper was reported. Since January 2002, treasury paper is issued through bi-weekly tenders.
Through this system, market participants can influence the interest rate.
Last update: 13-Dec-2006

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