THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Assets SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Till Cash                    59.1                 159.6
Balance with Central Bank                 359.8                 971.4
Securities                 545.5              1,473.0
Central Government                 482.0              1,301.5
   Treasury Bills                    34.6                    93.3
   Other                 447.5              1,208.2
Rest of Public Sector                    34.3                    92.5
Private Sector                    29.2                    78.9
Loans and Advances              5,888.1            15,897.9
Government                     70.9                 191.4
Public corporation                 326.1                 880.5
Other              5,491.1            14,826.0
Other Assets                 702.6              1,896.9
Total Domestic Assets              7,555.1            20,398.8
       
Source: The Bahamas' Central Bank Quarterly Statistical Digest October 2006
THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Liabilities SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Resident Deposits              4,966.4            13,409.4
Demand              1,238.6              3,344.3
    Government                    64.4                 173.9
    Other              1,174.2              3,170.5
Savings                 949.0              2,562.4
Fixed              2,778.8              7,502.7
Due to Central Bank                      0.8                      2.2
Capital and Surplus Accounts              1,420.7              3,835.8
Other Liabilities                 443.4              1,197.1
Total Domestic liabilities              6,831.3            18,444.5
Net Foreign Assets                (723.8)            (1,954.3)
TOTAL LIABILITIES              7,555.1            20,398.8
       
Source: The Bahamas' Central Bank Quarterly Statistical Digest October 2006
THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S
 SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Sectors SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Agriculture                    10.1                    27.3
Fisheries                    21.7                    58.6
Mining and Quarrying                      0.7                      1.9
Manufacturing                    33.5                    90.4
Distribution                 202.4                 546.6
Tourism                    30.7                    82.9
Entertainment and Catering                    22.4                    60.4
Transport                    16.7                    45.0
Construction                 296.9                 801.7
Government                    30.3                    81.8
Rest of Public sector                    90.3                 243.9
Private Financial Inst.                    17.1                    46.1
Professional and Other Services                 146.6                 395.7
Personal              3,904.2            10,541.3
Miscellaneous                 289.6                 781.9
TOTAL              5,113.1            13,805.5
       
Source: The Bahamas' Central Bank Quarterly Statistical Digest October 2006
 THE BAHAMAS' MONETARY SURVEY: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Monetary Survey SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Banking System Net Foreign Assets -148.5 -401.0
Domestic Credit 6,372.6 17,206.0
Government (net) 630.5 1,702.4
Private Sector 5,373.6 14,508.7
Other Public Sector (net) 368.5 995.0
Total Monetary Liabilities (M2) 4,991.8 13,477.9
 Money Supply (M1) 1,246.3 3,365.0
   Currency in Active Circulation 199.0 537.3
   Demand Deposits 1,047.3 2,827.7
 Quasi-Money 3,745.5 10,112.9
   Time Deposits 2,651.2 7,158.2
   Savings Deposits 941.1 2,541.0
   Foreign Currency Deposits 153.2 413.6
Other Items (Net) 1,232.3 3,327.2
       
Source: The Bahamas' Central Bank Quarterly Statistical Digest October 2006
THE BAHAMAS'
COMMERCIAL BANK'S INTEREST RATES
PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 2006
(Percentage)
   
Period Ended
 
Savings 2.1
Deposits
3 Months 3.13
6 Months 3.72
12 Months 3.78
Prime Lending
   
Source: The Bahamas' Central Bank Quarterly Statistical Digest October 2006