Australian Bureau of Statistics
5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2006
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REVISIONS IN THIS ISSUE
Incorporation of final survey data has resulted in revisions to estimates for:
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Assets of Securitisers
At the end of the March quarter 2006, total assets of Australian Securitisers were $204.8b, up $9.8b (5.0%) on the revised total for the end of December quarter 2005.
PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN TOTAL ASSETS, from previous quarter
Mortgage assets, which accounted for 80.8% of total assets, were $165.5b at the end of March 2006, an increase of $9.3b (5.9%) on the revised end of December quarter 2005 total. Residential mortgages increased by $8.9b (6.2%), and non-residential mortgages increased by $0.3b (2.8%).
NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER
Asset backed securities
The increase of $9.8b in total assets during the March quarter 2006 was financed primarily by an increase in asset backed securities issued domestically (up $6.7b, 6.5%), with an increase in both long term (up $5.8b, 7.1%) and short term asset backed securities issued (up $0.9b, 4.3%).
INCREASE IN ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter
Asset backed securities issued overseas fell slightly to 34.1% of total liabilities at the end of the March quarter 2006, down 0.2 percentage points on the end of the December quarter 2005 figure. Asset backed securities issued domestically increased to 53.7% of total liabilities at the end of March 2006 (up 0.7 percentage points).
ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)
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