5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Financial Accounts, Dec 2009
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Currency liabilities increased to $55.3b at the end of December 2009, following transactions of $2.9b during the quarter compared with transactions of $0.6b for September 2009. Deposit liabilities increased to $1,402.8b at the end of December 2009, following transactions of $17.3b during the quarter compared with transactions of -$4.7b in the previous quarter. The major contributors were the rest of the world and banks which accepted $17.2b and $10.0b respectively. This was offset by withdrawals from other depository corporations of $8.4b and central bank of $1.4b.
Short term debt security liabilities decreased to $523.5b at the end of December 2009, following net redemptions of $18.9b. Total long term debt security liabilities increased to $1,352.0b at the end of December 2009, following net issuance of $68.4b during the quarter. Banks issued bonds worth net $50.3b, of which $13.2b were issued in the domestic market and $37.1b issued offshore. National general government had net issuance of $15.1b, of which $15.0b were issued in the domestic market. Rest of the world had net issuance of $11.8b, of which $6.3b was issued domestically and $5.4 was issued offshore. These increases were partially offset by securitisers which had net redemptions of $17.6b of which $14.7b were redeemed domestically and $2.9 were redeemed offshore.
The value of derivative contracts on issue at the end of December 2009 decreased by $74.5b to $263.7b. Components of the decrease were net settlements of $46.7b and valuation decreases of $27.8b. Major contributors to net settlements were banks $20.7b, rest of the world $12.1b and other depository corporations $8.2b.
Loan liabilities rose to $2,464.1b at the end of December 2009, following transactions of $18.1b during the quarter. Households borrowed $28.2b and Banks borrowed $14.7b. The major offset to these increases was by other private non-financial corporations repaying $29.9b.
The listed share market increased by $53.2b to $1,377.9b at the end of December 2009, with net issuance of $28.5b and valuation increases of $24.6b. Other private non-financial corporations issued $18.9b and banks issued $6.9b. The value of the unlisted share market increased by $41.6b to $1,256.3b at the end of December 2009, with net issuance of $36.5b and valuation increases of $5.1b. Rest of the world issued $22.8b and other private non-financial corporations issued $10.3b during the quarter.
At the end of December 2009, the reserves of life offices and pension funds were $1,172.8b following transactions during the quarter of $24.6b and valuation increases $8.3b. General insurance prepayments and reserves were $74.0b.
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