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Funding of Exchequer Balance

FUNDING OF EXCHEQUER BALANCE TO END-MAY 2018
€m€m€m
A. EXCHEQUER BORROWING REQUIREMENT (EBR): +/- figure represents Exchequer surplus/deficit-24
Net Funding: +/- figures represent borrowings/repayments
1. Medium & Long Term (MLT) Debt
Irish Government Bonds8,874
Other MLT Debt86
Total MLT Debt8,960
2. Short-term Paper (STP) - including Treasury Bills, Exchequer Notes and Commercial Paper3,869
3. State Saving Schemes/Retail28
4. Borrowing from/Repayment to Ministerial Funds241
B. TOTAL NET FUNDING13,099
CHANGE IN EXCHEQUER CASH AND OTHER FINANCIAL (INCLUDING NON-LIQUID) ASSETS - (A + B)¹
13,075

Rounding may affect totals. Figures are unaudited.

CHANGE IN EXCHEQUER CASH AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSETS: END-DECEMBER 2017 v END-MAY 2018
End-December 2017End-May 2018Change
Exchequer Cash and Other Liquid Short-term Investments*€m€m€m
Exchequer Account10,53323,79113,258
Other Liquid Assets000
Total Exchequer Cash and Other Liquid Short-term Investments**10,53323,79113,258
End-December 2017End-May 2018Change
Non-Liquid Assets***€m€m€m
Housing Finance Agency (HFA) Guaranteed Notes1,7421,867124
CSA Collateral Funding / Other942634-307
Total Other (Non-Liquid) Financial Assets2,6842,501-183
End-December 2017End-May 2018Change
€m€m€m
TOTAL EXCHEQUER CASH AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSETS^ (AS IN TABLE ABOVE)13,21726,29213,075

Rounding may affect totals.  Figures are unaudited.

Notes:
*Excludes change in balance of Capital Services Redemption Account (CSRA).

**Readily realisable Exchequer cash and other liquid short-term investments totalled €23.8bn at end-May 2018 and €10.5bn at end-December 2017. 

***These assets classes are deemed non-liquid as they are not readily realisable.