TESTO INTEGRALE - Bce, comunicato su acquisto covered bond

giovedì 4 giugno 2009 18:03
 

4 giugno (Reuters) - La Bce darà inizio ad un piano di riacquisto diretto di covered bond da 60 miliardi di euro a luglio sia sul primario che sul secondario dell'area euro.

Pubblichiamo in lingua inglese il comunicato diramato oggi dalla Banca Centrale Europea.

"Following-up on its decision of 7 May 2009 to purchase euro-denominated covered bonds issued in the euro area, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided upon the technical modalities today. These modalities are as follows:

* The purchases, for an amount of EUR 60 billion, will be distributed across the euro area and will be carried out by means of direct purchases.

* The purchases will be conducted in both the primary and the secondary markets.

* In order to be eligible for purchase under the programme, covered bonds must:

-- be eligible for use as collateral for Eurosystem credit operations;

-- comply with the criteria set out in Article 22(4) of the Directive on undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) or similar safeguards for non-UCITS-compliant covered bonds;   Continua...