Measures taken by BR on account of COVID-19

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Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in July 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of July, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,790.7 b (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio of BR (...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in August 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market. However, on 30 August the Bank received $10,688.3 b (value at market prices) in TES B as payment for the sale of USD 2,787.7 m from...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in December 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of December, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $21,088.3 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

At the end of June, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,540.3 b (value at market prices). The TES portfolio of BR (expressed in nominal terms) is composed of peso-denominated TES (COP $15,928.8 b) and UVR-denominated TES (UVR 8.2 b.).

In July 2020, none of the TES B held...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in March 2021 it made outright sales of TES B in the secondary market for $3,192.8 billion (value at market prices). As requested by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, on 31 March, BanRep transferred TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in June 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market.

At the end of June 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,403.9 b (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in November 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of November, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,876.1 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in May 2020 it did not make purchases or sales of TES B in the market, and that it carried out a debt swap operation...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in January 2021 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of January, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $21,169.3 billion (value at market prices).

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Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in April 2021 it made outright sales of TES B in the secondary market for $2,728.6 billion (value at market prices). These sales were carried out between 1 April and 16 April.
At the end of April 2021, the...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in July 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market.

At the end of July 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,487.0 b (value at market prices...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in October 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of October, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,651.7 billion (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in September 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of September, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,779.3 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in August 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of August, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,702.0 b (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio of BR (...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Private Debt Instruments and Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República.

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in April 2020 it made outright purchases of TES B in the secondary market for COP $837.1 billion (value at market prices). At the end of April, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $19,909.6 b (...

Renewal of NDFs by the Central Bank of Colombia

On 27 March 2020, Banco de la República announced that the maturities of NDFs that expired before 25 April 2020 would be renewed.

This announcement was mistaken in the sense that the date announced should have been that of the day following the April meeting of the Board of Directors....

Sale of US dollars through non-delivery forward contracts

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia) will roll over forward contracts maturing in November.

At its meeting today, the Board of Directors of the Central Bank (BDBR) decided to roll over non-delivery forward contracts for the sale of US dollars through auctions held on the...

The Board of Directors of Banco de la República (BDBR) adopted additional measures regarding liquidity, and unanimously cut the benchmark interest rate half a percentage point to 3.75%.

 [Video] Press Conference with the Governor of the Central Bank of Colombia

Juan José Echavarría, Governor, and Hernando Vargas, Deputy Technical Governor, answer questions from analysts and journalists related to the decision reached today by the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors of Banco de la República (BDBR), by majority, reduced the Benchmark Interest Rate by half a Percentage Point to 2.75%

The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Colombia (BDBR), by majority, reduced the benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point to 2.75%. In this way, it continues with the countercyclical monetary policy stance.

This decision took the following elements into consideration:

The Board of Directors of Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia) takes new liquidity measures

On Monday 16 March 2020, the members of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank met with the Technical Deputy Minister of Finance in the morning, and with the Financial Superintendent in the afternoon, to monitor market dynamics, indicators of the financial system, and the results of the...

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