Australian Bureau of Statistics
5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Financial Accounts, Dec 2011 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/03/2012
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Currency liabilities increased to $59.8b at the end of December 2011, following transactions of $3.9b during the quarter compared with transactions of $1.8b for September 2011. Deposit liabilities decreased to $1,673.6b at the end of December 2011, following transactions of -$6.5b during the quarter compared with the transactions of $49.1b in the previous quarter. The major contributor was the Central Bank which accepted $10.7b. This was offset by rest of world which decreased $9.8b and other depository corporations which decreased $8.6b.
Short term debt security liabilities decreased to $464.6b at the end of December 2011, following redemptions of $2.0b. Total long term debt security liabilities decreased to $1,562.3b at the end of December 2011, following net issuance of $10.6b during the quarter. National General Government issued bonds worth $17.0b, all of which was issued in the domestic market. Other private non-financial corporations bonds transactions were worth $8.5b, which consisted of $0.6b of domestic bond maturities and $9.1b of offshore bond issuance. Central borrowing authorities bonds transactions were worth $4.6b, of which $5.2b was issued in the domestic market and $0.6b in offshore bond maturities. Rest of world issued bonds worth $2.0b, of which $0.4b was issued domestically and $1.6b was issued offshore. Banks redeemed bonds worth $15.2b, of which $5.4b of domestic bonds and $9.8b of offshore bonds. Securitisers redeemed bonds worth $5.6b, of which $4.6b were issued domestically and $1.1b were issued offshore.
The value of derivative contracts on issue at the end of December 2011 decreased $2.9b to $345.6b. The major component of this decrease was net settlements of $5.4b for the quarter of which the major contributors were national general government of $2.7b, rest of world of $1.8b and banks of $1.7b. This was offset by valuation increases of $2.6b.
Loan liabilities rose to $2,725.2b at the end of December 2011, following transactions of $13.0b during the quarter. Households borrowed $17.9b, other private non-financial corporations borrowed $5.7b, and state and local general government borrowed $3.3b. The major offset to these increases was by banks repaying $10.3b of their liabilities.
The listed share market decreased by $8.8b to $1,153.4b at the end of December 2011, with net issuance of $16.8b and valuation decreases of $25.6b. The major contributors to the issuance were other private non-financial corporations which issued $9.6b and banks which issued of $3.3b. The value of the unlisted share market decreased $8.5b to $1,439.2b at the end of December 2011, with net issuance of $12.3b and valuation decreases of $20.8b. Other private non-financial corporations issued $7.5b and rest of the world issued $6.8b. Non money market investment funds bought back $2.0b during the quarter.
At the end of December 2011, the insurance technical reserves of life offices and pension funds were $1,331.5b following transactions during the quarter of $25.9b and valuation decreases of $10.9b. General insurance prepayments and reserves were $91.4b.
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