Selected Monetary Figures as per: October, 2007
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 -0.5 -100.0 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 1469.7 77.0 5.5 313.6 27.1
III Banknotes issued 312.8 4.2 1.4 34.3 12.3
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 671.5 11.2 1.7 71.3 11.9
2 Central Government 48.8 46.8 - 43.1 756.1
3 Island Government of Curacao 36.7 35.7 - 31.2 567.3
4 Development projects 8.4 0.0 0.0 -30.4 -78.4
5 Private sector 237.0 -11.0 -4.4 43.5 22.5
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4213.2 63.2 1.5 509.9 13.8
II Short term (net) foreign assets 383.8 -120.4 -23.9 -136.5 -26.2
III Central Government deposits 69.5 1.6 2.4 20.7 42.4
IV Island Governments deposits 37.7 -8.6 -18.6 -3.5 -8.5
V Private sector deposits 5275.6 -16.2 -0.3 429.9 8.9
of which: 1 demand deposits 1758.4 -36.1 -2.0 181.6 11.5
2 time deposits 2038.2 20.1 1.0 43.1 2.2
3 savings 1479.0 -0.2 0.0 205.2 16.1
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 247.6 28.9 13.2 201.1 432.5
2 Bonds 1798.8 0.0 0.0 -74.6 -4.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 151.1 -6.9 -4.4 -61.1 -28.8
2 Bonds 1310.5 70.3 5.7 139.5 11.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 351.3 -39.2 -10.0 42.7 13.8
2 Island Governments 226.7 -9.6 -4.1 -14.1 -5.9
3 Private sector 4473.5 54.9 1.2 523.5 13.3
4 Miscellaneous -1130.1 12.6 -1.1 -233.8 26.1
II Total domestic factors 3921.4 18.7 0.5 318.3 8.8
III Net foreign assets 1853.5 -43.4 -2.3 177.1 10.6
IV Total money supply 5774.9 -24.7 -0.4 495.4 9.4
of which: 1 Money 2043.7 -34.6 -1.7 193.1 10.4
2 Near Money 3731.2 9.9 0.3 302.3 8.8
V Net international reserves 1853.5 -43.4 -2.3 177.1 10.6
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.25 5.25 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.50 5.50 5.60
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 6.30 6.87 5.90
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 7.79 7.79 6.90
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 8.11 7.53 7.10
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.38 7.38 7.10
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.64 2.67 2.79
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.25 4.27 4.07
3 Mortgages 8.16 8.16 8.53
4 Current account overdrafts 9.06 9.03 9.80
* 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: 14-Dec-2007

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