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Published on 11/26/2021
Overnight deposits growth remains robust in October

On an annual basis, growth of the overnight deposit remains strong in October (+ 8.9%, up to + 8.7% in September and + 8.1% in August).

The growth rate in the M2 - M1 aggregate strengthens slightly (+ 6.3%, up to + 5.8% and + 7.1%) owing to a smaller contraction of deposits with agreed maturity of up to 2 years (-4.2%, up to - 9.3%), the growth of saving accounts continues to moderate while remaining strong (+ 8.1%, down from + 8.3%).

The M3-M2 aggregate contracts again (- 2.1%, down from - 3.6% in September) due to the fall in the outstanding amount of money market funds (- 1.2%, up to - 3.6%).

After taking into account gross monetary external liabilities vis-à-vis other monetary union members, the growth rate of the French component of euro area monetary M3 aggregate rises again in October (+ 7.7%, up to + 6.2% in September and + 8.2% in August).

France : monetary resources of Monetary Financial Institutions
Outstandings (in € Bn) (a) Annual growth rate (in %) (a)
Oct- 2021 Aug-2021 SEP- 2021 Oct- 2021
Overnight deposits 1,505 8.1 8.7 8.9
= Domestic resources included in M1 1,505 8.1 8.7 8.9
Domestic resources included in M1, 3-month moving average 8.4 8.5 8.5
Deposits with agreed maturity of up to 2 years 118 -2.3 -9.3 -4.2
+ Saving accounts 817 8.5 8.3 8.1
= Domestic resources included in M2-M1 936 7.1 5.8 6.3
Domestic resources included in M2-M1, 3-month moving average 6.9 6.5 6.4
MMF shares 258 8.1 -3.6 -1.2
+ Repurchase agreements 36 -19.6 -11.5 2.0
+ Debt securities issued with a maturity of up to 2 years 46 -10.6 2.7 -9.4
= Domestic resources included in M3-M2 340 2.1 -3.6 -2.1
Domestic resources included in M3-M2, 3-month moving average 2.3 -0.1 -1.2
Sum of domestic resources included in M3 2,781 7.0 6.1 6.6
Sum of domestic resources included in M3 , 3-month moving average 7.1 6.7 6.5
+ Monetary external liabilities vis-à-vis other monetary union members 300 20.8 10.8 23.0
- Monetary external assets vis-à-vis other monetary union members 51 -0.5 31.4 25.7
= French component of euro area monetary aggregate M3 3,029 8.2 6.2 7.7
French component of euro area monetary aggregate M3, 3-month moving average 8.1 7.5 7.4
(a) Seasonally-adjusted data.
Source : Banque de France
Contributions to the growth of the French component of M3
(Annual growth rate in %)
Additional information
The outstanding amount of monetary claims (excluding coins and banknotes) consists of claims with an initial maturity of up to and including 2 years that monetary counterparts (basically households, non-financial corporations, general government excluding central government, insurance corporations, non-money market funds, investment funds and financial vehicle corporations) hold against monetary financial institutions (deposit-taking institutions, sociétés de financement under French law, Caisse des dépôts et consignations, MMF and the central bank).
Saving accounts include regulated saving accounts, i.e. livrets A, livrets de développement durable, comptes d'épargne logement, livrets d'épargne populaire, and non-regulated saving accounts, i.e. livrets jeunes and livrets ordinaires. One part of the amounts held on regulated saving accounts is transferred by deposit-taking institutions to a fund managed by the Caisse des dépôts et consignations; the other part remains in banks' balance sheets. Debt securities with maturity of up to 2 years mainly include certificates of deposit (short term paper) issued by French deposit-taking institutions and subscribed by neither MMF nor deposit-taking institutions counterparts.
Annual growth rates are adjusted for reclassifications and revaluations but not for foreign exchange rate effects.

With this publication, the method of seasonal adjustment (SA) of money aggregates has been revised, resulting in small revisions (for example, the annual growth rate of resident resources included in M1 is +8.3% in August 2021, compared to 8.6% with the old method). The changes consist in switching to the X13-ARIMA method, instead of TRAMO-SEATS, and in adjusting the sum of the twelve monthly seasonally adjusted flows of a calendar year to the annual sum of gross flows.
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