Commentary to the 10-Day Return Items of the NBS (valid from 07.01.1998 to 05.20.2000)

 
Commentary on the 10-Day Return Items of the NBS


(valid from 07.01.1998 to 05.20.2000)
 

A S S E T S

1 Gold


This item includes the value of gold reserve administrated by the NBS; gold used in trading (swap operations) is not included. Gold is valued at historical price.

2 Deposits with the International Monetery Fund


They include the Slovak Republic's membership quota paid in foreign currency and slovak crowns. According to the current methodology the part of deposits in slovak crowns includes the equivalents of the loans from IMF.

3 Deposits with foreign banks and international institutions


They represent the foreign currency deposits held at international finance institutions and banks abroad.

4 Receivables from abroad in foreign currency


They are NBS's loans in foreign currency granted to customers abroad.

5 Receivables from domestic banks


This item consists of the NBS loans granted to domestic commercial banks and branch offices of foreign banks in slovak crowns and foreign currency.

6 Securities


This item includes purchased domestic and foreign securities tradeable on both domestic and foreign money and capital markets.

7 Participations


They represent the NBS's participations inland and abroad.

8 Other assets


This item includes those assets that are not covered in above items. Except loans granted to NBS's customers, there are especially tangible and intangible assets, as well as accruals and deferrals.

L I A B I L I T I E S

1 Currency issued


This item represents the value of bank notes and coins issued by the National Bank of Slovakia.

2 Liabilities to the International Monetary Fund


Liabilities in foreign currency include loans from the IMF. According to the current methodology the liabilities in slovak crowns represent the deposits of the IMF in slovak crowns, which cover loans from IMF.

3 Liabilities to foreign banks and international institutions


This item includes the deposits from foreign banks and other international finance institutions held by the NBS in foreign currency and slovak crowns, and liabilities arising from loans from foreign banks and international institutions in foreign currency as well.

4 Securities issued


This item cosists of long-, medium- and short-term securities issued by the NBS in the SR and abroad.

5 Liabilities to domestic banks


They represent the deposits of commercial banks; the greater portion of these deposits are money reserve deposits.

6 Liabilities to the State


This item represents the liabilities resulting from the state current economy and the debt service financing, as well as the state funds deposits in special earmarked accounts.

7 Other liabilities


This item consists of liabilities not included in other accounts. Besides the deposits of NBS's customers it represents especially the bank's reserve, the social fund, remuneration fund, current liabilities to suppliers, employees and third persons..

8 Net Equity


Net equity represents the balance of the Bank's assets after deducting liabilities. This item includes paid-up own capital, general reserve fund and capital fund. The profit made in the current year is included in "Other own resources".