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Data presentation - Summary description

A voluntary survey conducted among European banks, including the major players on the money market. The survey was conducted from 2001 until 2015.

Data presentation - Detailed description

MMS statistics contain:

  • Inter-bank transactions executed in the euro money market, e.g. total quarterly turnover for a variety of maturity ranges and market segments (unsecured, repo, derivatives and short-term securities market);
  • Qualitative data concerning developments in the euro money market, e.g. regarding integration and efficiency.
Reference area coverage

World - all banks trading on the euro money market.

Sector coverage

MFI sector: only interbank transactions are considered.

Time coverage

Interbank transactions in the euro money market: Total turnover during Q2 on the unsecured, repo, derivatives and short-term securities market.

Methodological information
Data collection method

The primary data collected from reporting agents come from their business and accounting systems. Data collection is based on a sample.

Time period

Q2 of every year

Statistical concepts and definitions

For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the MMS underlying DSD (ECB_MMS1) maintained by the ECB.

Statistical processing


Data validation

Based on the verification of formal plausibility constraints, plus checks on the plausibility of developments at various levels of aggregation based on time-series techniques and judgement.

Data revision

Revisions are taken on board to improve data quality, as and when they occur.

Administrative Information

MMS - Money Market Survey

Data source

European Central Bank (ECB)

Technical Information

Download the series catalogue containing a full list of series and associated metadata of the dataset MMS in CSV format (zipped)

Dataset last update
13 October 2015 14:30 CEST
Metadata last update
3 May 2023 17:23 CEST