Latest QE purchase data

  • Total Covered bonds 143.3 bn vs 143.3bn prior
  • ABS total 15.3bn vs 15.6bn prior

No surprise to see not much added in the short week, and we've seen another drop in the ABS total. That may have something to do with maturities at the end of the month/year

The monthly numbers are out also;

  • Total QE was 50.256bn vs 62.598bn in Nov
  • PSP 44.309bn vs 55.105bn prior
  • Covered bonds 5.803bn vs 6.896bn prior
  • ABS 144m vs 624m prior