II. Investments Results - Fourth Quarter 2020
DIF Investment Portfolio
- On December 31, 2020, the total liquidity (also total market value) of the DIF investment portfolio stood at $114.9 billion, up $7.9 billion from its December 31, 2019, balance of $107.0 billion. During the quarter, interest revenue, receivership dividends, and deposit insurance assessment collections far exceeded resolution-related outlays and operating expenses.
- On December 31, 2020, the DIF investment portfolio’s yield was 1.11 percent, down 87 basis points from its 1.98 percent yield on December 31, 2019. The new Treasury securities purchased during the fourth quarter of the year had significantly lower yields than the maturing securities’ yields.
- In accordance with the approved fourth quarter 2020 DIF portfolio investment strategy, staff purchased seven conventional Treasury securities. The seven securities had a total par value of $12.8 billion, a weighted average yield of 0.208 percent, and a weighted average maturity of 1.5 years.