€113bn in Irish government bonds outstanding at end June

Wednesday 13 August 2014 11.37
Residents hold over 40% of Irish government bonds, the majority being credit institutions
Residents hold over 40% of Irish government bonds, the majority being credit institutions

The nominal value outstanding of government bonds at the end of June stood at €113.2 billion, according to figures from the Central Bank. 

That was broadly unchanged from the figure at the end of May.

Residents held 47.7% of Irish government bonds.

Credit institutions and the Central Bank of Ireland accounted for 91% of these holdings.
 
The resident non-bank financial sector reported holdings of €2.76 billion in June. 

The holders within this sector were predominately other financial intermediaries where total holdings stood at €1.13 billion.

32% of outstanding Government bonds will mature within the next 5 years.