Australian Bureau of Statistics
5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Financial Accounts, Mar 2009
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2009
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Deposit liabilities increased to $1,542.3b at the end of March 2009, following transactions of $2.3b during the quarter compared with transactions of $107.5b in the previous quarter. The major contributor was banks which accepted $27.8b (down $31.2b on that accepted last quarter). This was offset by withdrawals of deposits with the central bank, net $33.5b during the quarter.
Short term security liabilities decreased to $511.3b at the end of March 2009. There were net redemptions of $52.7b, comprised of $54.4b in redemptions of one name paper and $1.7b in issuance of bills of exchange. Total long term debt security liabilities increased to $1,280.2b at the end of March 2009, following net redemptions of $3.2b during the quarter. Banks issued bonds worth net $16.5b, of which $4.9b were redeemed domestically and $21.4b issued offshore. Financial intermediaries n.e.c. had net redemptions of $28.2b, of which $26.1b were redeemed in the domestic market and $2.1b were redeemed offshore. Private non-financial corporations issued $6.5b and central borrowing authorities issued $5.5b.
The value of derivative contracts on issue at the end of March 2009 decreased by $58.8b to $343.1b. Components of the decrease were net settlements of $58.1b and valuation decreases of $0.7b.
Loan liabilities rose to $2,460.7b at the end of March 2009, following transactions of $11.9b during the quarter. Households borrowed $14.3b and private non-financial corporations repaid $10.9b.
The listed share market decreased by $12.8b to $939.8b at the end of March 2009, with valuation decreases of $31.2b and issues of $18.4b. Private non-financial corporations issued $13.6b and banks issued $3.8b. The value of the unlisted share market decreased by $33.7b to $1,013.5b at the end of March 2009, with issuance of $5.1b and valuation decreases of $38.8b.
At the end of March 2009, the reserves of life offices and pension funds were $977.2b following transactions during the quarter of $8.4b and valuation decreases of $24.5b. General prepayments and reserves were $75.1b.
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