Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (144)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

144. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the amount invested in the National Treasury Management Agency prize bonds on 31 December 2020; and the percentage breakdown of this amount which was invested in 2020 and in each of the preceding calendar years. [8061/21]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

The NTMA has supplied the table below in response to the Deputy's question.

Year

Amount Invested (million)

Fund at Year-End(million)

Total Year Issues as % of Year End Fund Value

2020

731

4,103

18%

2019

538

3,655

15%

2018

574

3,415

17%

2017

571

3,170

18%

2016

666

2,894

23%

2015

557

2,481

22%

2014

475

2,176

22%

2013

474

1,929

25%

2012

346

1,649

21%

Note: These are the amounts of Prize Bonds issued every year; there would also be redemptions, so the fund value at year-end does not equal the value at previous year-end plus issuance.