Policy changes: 1 March vs 19 June 2020
|1 March||19 June|
|Asset purchase programme|
|UK government bonds||Outstanding: £435bn||Purchasing additional £290bn. Outstanding: £597bn|
|UK corporate bonds||Outstanding: £10bn||Purchasing additional £10bn. Outstanding: £15bn|
|Gilt maturities||Bank to purchase evenly across the three gilt maturity sectors: 3-7 years (short); 7-20 years (medium); over 20 years (long).|
|Covid Corporate Finance Facility (CCFF)||N/A||Outstanding: £17.8bn|
For non-financial companies only. Will purchase sterling-denominated commercial paper on primary and secondary markets. Active; no max size.
|Term Funding Scheme with additional incentives for SMEs (TFSME)||N/A. Previous TFS scheme offered four-year funding from August 2018 to February 2018. It made £127bn of loans.||Outstanding: £12.4bn|
TFSME will, over the next 12 months, offer four-year funding of at least 10% of banks’ stock of real economy lending at interest rates at, or very close to, Bank Rate. Additional funding will be available for banks that increase lending, especially to SMEs. Active, no maximum size.
|Contingent Term Repo Facility (CTRF)||N/A||Outstanding: £6.4bn|
CTRF will lend reserves for three months against less liquid collateral such as residential mortgages. Equity not normally accepted as collateral but can be on a discretionary basis.
|Indexed Long-Term Repo (ILTR)||£8.2bn of loans outstanding.||Outstanding: £27.8bn|
|Discount Window Facility (DWF)||£0 outstanding as of end-2018||Data published with five-quarter lag|
|Ways and Means (loan to HM Treasury)||£370m||£370m|
|Counter cyclical capital buffer||1% set to rise to 2% by Dec 2020||0%|
Supervisory and prudential policy measures
Bank of England’s monetary framework