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 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 its foreign reserves to the National Government (read the press release).

At the end of August 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $21,145.3 b (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio of BanRep (expressed in nominal terms) is composed of peso-denominated TES (COP $16,401.6 b) and UVR-denominated TES (UVR 14.0 b).

In September 2021, none of the TES B held by BanRep expires.

  • Regarding the foreign exchange market, in August 2021, BanRep did not perform any operation other than the one with the National Government.
Publication date: 
Tuesday, 7 September 2021