5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Dec 2015  
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


KEY FIGURES

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)

Sep Qtr 2015
Dec Qtr 2015
Sep Qtr 2015 to Dec Qtr 2015
$m
$m
%

Total assets at end of qtr
140 432
135 942
-3.2
of which
Mortgages
Residential
115 671
112 009
-3.2
Non-residential
1 878
1 776
-5.4
Total liabilities at end of qtr
140 432
135 942
-3.2
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
109 268
105 974
-3.0
Issued off shore
7 182
6 812
-5.2

(a) See paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes for details of the coverage of these statistics.



Assets of Securitisers

At 31 December 2015, total assets of Australian securitisers were $135.9b, down $4.5b (3.2%) on 30 September 2015.

PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN TOTAL ASSETS, from previous quarter
Graph: Percentage Change In Total Assets, from previous quarter


During the December quarter 2015, the decrease in total assets was due to a decrease in residential mortgage assets (down $3.7b, 3.2%), other loans (down $0.2b, 1.3%) and cash deposits (down $0.2b, 4.4%).

Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 83.7% of total assets, were $113.8b at 31 December 2015, a decrease of $3.8b (3.2%) during the quarter.

NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER
Graph: NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER



Liabilities of Securitisers

At 31 December 2015, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $135.9b, down $4.5b (3.2%) on 30 September 2015. The decrease in total liabilities was due to the decrease in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (down $3.4b, 3.1%), loan and placements (down $0.8b, 3.4%) and asset backed securities issued overseas (down $0.4b, 5.2%).

CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter
Graph: CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter


At 31 December 2015, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 5.0%, down 0.1% on the September quarter 2015 proportion of 5.1%. Asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 78.0%, up 0.2% on the September quarter 2015 proportion of 77.8%.

ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)
Graph: ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)

NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2016 26 May 2016
June 2016 25 August 2016



REVISIONS

In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of the receipt of revised survey data. These revisions have impacted the assets and liabilities reported back to and including the June 2013 quarter.


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