The Central Bank’s (BDL) balance sheet posted a minor monthly drop of 0.18% to $91.94B, by November 2015.
Gold reserves, constituting 10.60% of total assets dropped 8.01%, following the 5.81% monthly drop in international gold prices. Meanwhile, foreign assets, constituting 41.12% of total assets, added 0.20% to $37.81B, by November. Moreover, securities portfolio (19.14% of total assets) broadened 1.95% to $17.60B and loans to financial sector (5.43% share of total assets) gained 2.98% to $4.99B over the same period.
On the liabilities side, financial sector deposits ticked down by 0.09% to $74.05B, constituting 46.67% of total deposits in commercial banks. In addition, the public sector deposits (6.78% share of total assets) grew by 17.59% to $6.23B in November 2015.
BDL’s Total Assets by November (in $B)