5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Dec 2018  
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


KEY FIGURES

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)

Sep Qtr 2018
Dec Qtr 2018
Sep Qtr 2018 to Dec Qtr 2018
$m
$m
%

Total assets at end of qtr
135 143
139 920
3.5
of which
Mortgages
Residential
108 043
112 108
3.8
Non-residential
2 122
np
np
Total liabilities at end of qtr
135 143
139 920
3.5
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
np
126 749
np
Issued off shore
2 987
4 304
44.1

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) See paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes for details of the coverage of these statistics.


Assets of Securitisers

At 31 December 2018, total assets of Australian securitisers were $139.9b, up $4.8b (3.5%) on 30 September 2018.

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


During the December quarter 2018 the rise in total assets was primarily due to an increase in residential mortgages (up $4.1b, 3.8%) and other loans (up $0.5b, 3.3%). This increase was partially offset by a decrease in cash and deposits (down $0.1b, 3.8%) and other assets (down $0.1b, 12.1%).

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



Liabilities of Securitisers

At 31 December 2018, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $139.9b, up $4.8b (3.5%) on 30 September 2018. The increase in total liabilities was due to an increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $2.9b, 2.4%), asset-backed securities issued overseas (up $1.3b, 44.1%) and loans and placements (up $0.4b, 6.2%).


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


Asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 3.1%, up 0.9 percentage points on the September quarter 2018 proportion of 2.2%.

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



NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2019 6 June 2019
June 2019 5 September 2019
September 2019 12 December 2019
December 2019 5 March 2020



REVISIONS

In this issue, revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved survey data and coverage improvements. These revisions have impacted assets and liabilities back to and including June 2018.


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