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

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  • 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 outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,579.6 b (value at market prices).
    The TES portfolio of BanRep (expressed in nominal terms) is composed of peso-denominated TES (COP $8,351.5 b) and UVR-denominated TES (UVR 5.3 b).
    In May 2021, none of the TES B held by BanRep expires.
  • Regarding the foreign exchange market, in April 2021, BanRep did not purchase or sell foreign currencies.
Publication date: 
Friday, 7 May 2021