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

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  • 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 by BR expires.

    The TES portfolio holdings of BR at the end of December 2019 are presented below:

    Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in June 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market.

Maturity COP UVR
Up to 2 years: 1,319 432
From 2 to 5 years: 4,015 556
Greater than 5 years: 6,497 890
Total 11,831 1,878
Nominal value, COP billion.    
  • Regarding the foreign exchange market, in June, BR sold USD $1,351.4 million through Non-Delivery Forwards contracts. USD $1,046.4 million corresponded to the renewal of maturing contracts.
Publication date: 
Tuesday, 7 July 2020