Monetary Base – End of period figures

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Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateAs at end of
Year and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
cert_of_indebtNumberHK$ millionCertificates of Indebtedness
gov_notes_coins_circulationNumberHK$ millionGovernment notes/coins in circulation
aggr_balance_bf_disc_winNumberHK$ millionAggregate Balance before Discount Window
outstanding_efbnNumberHK$ millionOutstanding Exchange Fund Bills and Notes
ow_lb_bf_disc_winNumberHK$ millionOf which: held by licensed banks before Discount Window
mb_bf_disc_win_totalNumberHK$ millionTotal Monetary Base before Discount Window1


1. Size of the Monetary Base was published since 25 November 1998.

API Examples

Javascript Example

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alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = ''
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (

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