Reserve base

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This table shows liabilities included in the reserve base (overnight deposits, deposits with an agreed maturity or deposits redeemable at notice, direct issues of debt securities, and repurchase agreements). Liabilities excluded from the reserve base are liabilities vis-à-vis other credit institutions subject to the ESCB’s minimum reserve requirements and liabilities vis-à-vis the ECB and the euro area national central banks.



Definitions and terms:

Reserve ratio, repurchase agreement (repo), minimum reserve requirements, allowance.

Legal basis:

Article 19 paragraph 1 of the Statute of the ESCB and the ECB, Directive 2000/12 EC of the Council and the European Parliament, regulations of the Council of the European Union, ECB regulations, Articles 44 and 52 Nationalbank Act.


Monthly census.

Reporting institutions:

Austrian credit institutions according to Community law.


Minimum reserves, reserve base.