5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Dec 2014
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Assets of Securitisers
At 31 December 2014, total assets of Australian securitisers were $136.5b, up $4.8b (3.6%) on 30 September 2014.
During the December quarter 2014, the rise in total assets was due to an increase in residential mortgage assets (up $5.2b, 4.9%) and cash and deposits (up $0.3b, 7.1%). This was partially offset by decreases in other loans (down $0.6b, 3.9%).
Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 83.0% of total assets, were $113.3b at 31 December 2014, an increase of $5.2b (4.8%) during the quarter.
Liabilities of Securitisers
At 31 December 2014, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $136.5b, up $4.8b (3.6%) on 30 September 2014. The rise in total liabilities was due to the increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $4.3b, 4.3%) and loans and placements (up $3.0b, 18.4%). This was partially offset by a decrease in short term asset backed securities issued in Australia (down $1.5b, 33.0%) and asset backed securities issued overseas (down $1.1b, 10.4%).
At 31 December 2014, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 7.2%, down 1.1% on the September quarter 2014 percentage of 8.3%. Asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 77.5%, down 0.7% on the September quarter 2014 percentage of 78.2%.
In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved reporting of survey data. These revisions have impacted the assets and liabilities reported as at 30 September 2014 and 30 June 2014.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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