Belgian and French central banks get larger role buying asset-backed securities

european-central-bank-frankfurt2
The ECB

The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and the Banque de France were handed larger roles in the Eurosystem's asset-backed securities purchase programme today (September 23).

The European Central Bank announced the Belgian central bank will take up an "asset management task" while the Banque de France – already responsible for part of the programme – will cover "an increased number of jurisdictions". They will begin their new roles on October 27.

The ECB had planned to gradually bring more central

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: