Selected Monetary Figures as per: November, 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 0.0 -5.4 -100.0 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 1906.7 81.0 4.4 406.7 27.1
III Banknotes issued 346.4 7.5 2.2 15.1 4.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 903.4 34.3 3.9 202.3 28.9
2 Central Government 80.7 72.6 896.3 1.8 2.3
3 Island Government of Curacao 6.2 -6.9 -52.7 3.9 169.6
4 Development projects 12.2 -0.1 -0.8 3.8 45.2
5 Private sector 352.8 -4.9 -1.4 114.7 48.2
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4757.0 57.3 1.2 512.4 12.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 448.5 -41.8 -8.5 -1.3 -0.3
III Central Government deposits 108.8 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0
IV Island Governments deposits 73.1 3.5 5.0 19.8 37.1
V Private sector deposits 5996.9 65.7 1.1 585.1 10.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 2122.6 94.3 4.6 209.0 10.9
2 time deposits 2185.9 -40.3 -1.8 185.3 9.3
3 savings 1688.4 11.7 0.7 190.8 12.7
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 193.5 17.4 9.9 -49.1 -20.2
2 Bonds 1986.3 80.4 4.2 113.4 6.1
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 202.2 2.3 1.2 57.4 39.6
2 Bonds 1317.4 -0.8 -0.1 7.7 0.6
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 388.0 -21.4 -5.2 44.7 13.0
2 Island Governments 287.0 6.8 2.4 37.7 15.1
3 Private sector 5048.5 66.0 1.3 544.0 12.1
4 Miscellaneous -1440.3 -30.3 2.1 -323.3 28.9
II Total domestic factors 4283.2 21.1 0.5 303.1 7.6
III Net foreign assets 2355.2 39.2 1.7 405.4 20.8
IV Total money supply 6638.4 60.3 0.9 708.5 11.9
of which: 1 Money 2647.7 178.4 7.2 419.0 18.8
2 Near Money 3990.7 -118.1 -2.9 289.5 7.8
V Net international reserves 2355.2 39.2 1.7 405.4 20.8
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 1.75 2.50 5.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.51 3.51 5.10
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 3.89 4.04 5.73
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.29 4.29 6.27
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.41 4.49 6.77
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.00 7.19
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.24 2.25 2.53
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 3.97 4.00 4.34
3 Mortgages 8.40 8.80 7.99
4 Current account overdrafts 8.46 8.03 8.81
* 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-Jan-2009

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