|Unit||Mil. EUR, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Stock Market Index||16 Oct 2020||6,609||6,587||Index, NSA||Business Daily|
|Average Long-term Government Bond||Aug 2020||-0.05||-0.17||%||Monthly|
|Money Market Rate||Aug 2020||-0.48||-0.44||% per annum, NSA||Monthly|
|Treasury Bills (over 31 days)||2020 Q1||2,509||2,009||Mil. EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
General government debt measures the outstanding total in millions of Euros of debt securities (not including shares) issued by the Irish central government. Securities measured include government bonds, exchequer notes, treasury bills, saving stamps, solidarity bonds, prize bonds, savings bonds, etc.
Debt and equity issuance represents an alternative to traditional bank financing.
Oustanding amount - Total value of the security at the end of the period.
Debt securities - Negotiable financial assets which may be traded on secondary markets. No ownership rights are granted to the holder. Debt securities are reported at nominal value.
Central government - All administrative departments of the state and central agencies whose competence extends over the whole economic territory, except for administration of social secutiry funds.
Euro-demoninated issues - issues that were originally denominated in the national currency of a country that has since adopted the Euro
Short-term vs long-term debt securities - short term debt securities refer to any security that has an original maturity of one year or less, where a long term debt security refers to a security with an original maturity of more than one year.
Data is subject to revisions.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/money/securities/html/index.en.html