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A central bank balance sheet

Assets Liabilities
Claims on non-residents [1] Liabilities to non-residents
Claims on the government[2] Currency in circulation
Claims on deposit money banks[3] Securities issued by the central bank
Other assets Government deposits
Liabilities to deposit money banks[4]
Capital & reserves
Other liabilities
Total (Monetary base) Total (Monetary base)

  1. includes holdings of gold, foreign currencies and special drawing rights
  2. loans, advances and securities
  3. loans, advances and overdraft facilities
  4. required reserves, excess reserves, deposits and vault cash