Market operation – Period average figures

API Detailed Documentation

API URL:

https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/monetary-operation/market-operation-periodaverage

API Data Enquiry

Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateYear and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
specific_dataStringSpecific day range in format D-D, For example, 1-15
market_activities_injectionNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Market activities2
Injection
market_activities_withdrawalNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Market activities2
Withdrawal
interest_paymentNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Interest Payment/Issuance of Exchange Fund Paper
discount_window_reversal_injectionNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Discount Window reversal3
Injection
discount_window_reversal_withdrawalNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Discount Window reversal3
Withdrawal
discount_window_activities_lendingNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Discount Window activities
Lending
discount_window_activities_borrowingNumberHK$ millionPeriod total
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Discount Window activities
Borrowing
closing_balanceNumberHK$ millionEnd of period figure
Change in the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund1
Closing balance

Footnotes:

1. Prior to 9 December 1996, the closing balance referred to the account balance that the management bank of the Hong Kong Association of Banks' Clearing House maintained with the Exchange Fund. Since the inception of the Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) on 9 December 1996, the closing balance refers to the aggregate balance of settlement accounts that licensed banks maintain with the Exchange Fund under the RTGS.
2. Market activities refer to the net injection or withdrawal of funds by the HKMA in the interbank money market.
3. Discount Window Reversal is the reversal of previous day's Discount Window activities.

API Examples

Javascript Example

$.ajax({
url: 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/monetary-operation/market-operation-periodaverage?offset=0',
dataType:'json',
success:function(data){
alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)
}
});

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/monetary-operation/market-operation-periodaverage?offset=0'
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (req.read())

How to use the APIs

To learn more, please visit API documentation.