The Central Bank’s (BDL) balance sheet posted a 1.20% monthly increase in total assets to $92.46B by October 15, 2015.
In details, foreign assets (excluding gold), constituting 41.48% of total assets, fell by 1.74% from the previous month, to $38.00B, or about 25 months of import coverage, while gold reserves (11.94% shares of total assets) improved monthly by 7.34% to $10.94B, over the same period. The latter progression occurred due to the monthly 7.13% increase in international gold quote to 1,184.13 $/ounce by Mid-October. Similarly, securities portfolio (18.66% of total assets) up ticked by 2.65% to $17.10B over the same period. Worth mentioning, loans to financial sector (5.27% share of total assets) also grew by 1.75% month-on-month to reach $4.83B by October 15, 2015.
On the liabilities section, financial sector deposits ticked up by 0.78% to $74.42B, grasping 81.22% of the total liabilities. Meanwhile, public sector deposits (5.40% share of total liabilities) experienced a 9.90% monthly decline to $5.29B, by Mid-October.
BDL’s Total Assets by Mid-October (in $B)