According to the Central Bank’s (BDL) balance sheet, total assets revealed a 0.91% monthly rise to reach $86.21B by end of October, 2014.
The bank’s foreign assets edged up by 1.15% to $38.87B and its securities portfolio widened by 2.22% to $13.59B. Likewise, loans to the local financial sector increased by 1.62% to $3.98B in October.
Gold reserves declined by 2.88% from September, to $10.81B, noting that during this period the price of gold fell to $1,173.92 per ounce on the 31st of October.
On the liabilities side, financial sector deposits grew by 1.63% month-on-month to $67.08B while public sector deposits dropped by 1.06% to $6.78B by end of October.
BDL’s Total Assets by October