Selected Monetary Figures as per: October, 2008
Outstanding
Amount
Change with regard to
Previous month Previous year
Amount % Amount %
1 2 3 4 5
A. CENTRAL BANK:
I Central Government advances 5.4 -22.0 -80.3 5.4 -
II Official Reserves 1825.7 -14.1 -0.8 356.0 24.2
III Banknotes issued 338.9 11.8 3.6 26.1 8.3
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 869.1 -30.7 -3.4 197.6 29.4
2 Central Government 8.1 3.0 58.8 -40.7 -83.4
3 Island Government of Curacao 13.1 10.0 322.6 -23.6 -64.3
4 Development projects 12.3 -0.2 -1.6 3.9 46.4
5 Private sector 357.7 -13.5 -3.6 120.7 50.9
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4699.7 64.1 1.4 486.5 11.5
II Short term (net) foreign assets 490.3 -80.9 -14.2 106.5 27.7
III Central Government deposits 103.3 4.5 4.6 33.8 48.6
IV Island Governments deposits 69.6 -8.3 -10.7 31.9 84.6
V Private sector deposits 5931.2 -86.2 -1.4 655.6 12.4
of which: 1 demand deposits 2028.3 -52.6 -2.5 269.9 15.3
2 time deposits 2226.2 -19.9 -0.9 188.0 9.2
3 savings 1676.7 -13.7 -0.8 197.7 13.4
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 176.1 -75.5 -30.0 -71.5 -28.9
2 Bonds 1905.9 74.3 4.1 107.1 6.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 199.9 10.9 5.8 48.8 32.3
2 Bonds 1318.2 -0.8 -0.1 7.7 0.6
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 409.4 -47.1 -10.3 58.1 16.5
2 Island Governments 280.2 3.6 1.3 53.5 23.6
3 Private sector 4982.5 62.6 1.3 509.0 11.4
4 Miscellaneous -1410.0 -13.0 0.9 -279.9 24.8
II Total domestic factors 4262.1 6.1 0.1 340.7 8.7
III Net foreign assets 2316.0 -95.0 -3.9 462.5 25.0
IV Total money supply 6578.1 -88.9 -1.3 803.2 13.9
of which: 1 Money 2469.3 25.2 1.0 425.6 20.8
2 Near Money 4108.8 -114.1 -2.7 377.6 10.1
V Net international reserves 2316.0 -95.0 -3.9 462.5 25.0
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.50 2.50 5.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.51 3.51 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 4.04 6.30
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.29 4.29 7.79
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.49 4.44 8.11
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.00 7.38
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.25 2.29 2.60
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.00 4.11 4.29
3 Mortgages 8.80 8.55 8.16
4 Current account overdrafts 8.03 8.34 9.06
* 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: 18-Dec-2008

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