5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2017  
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


KEY FIGURES

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)

Dec Qtr 2016
Mar Qtr 2017
Dec Qtr 2016 to Mar Qtr 2017
$m
$m
%

Total assets at end of qtr
117 185
121 608
3.8
of which
Mortgages
Residential
93 838
95 169
1.4
Non-residential
np
np
np
Total liabilities at end of qtr
117 185
121 608
3.8
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
102 030
107 758
5.6
Issued off shore
4 863
4 562
-6.2

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 March 2017, total assets of Australian securitisers were $121.6b, up $4.4b (3.8%) on 31 December 2016.

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


During the March quarter 2017, the increase in total assets was primarily due to an increase in other loans (up $1.9b, 12.0%), residential mortgage assets (up $1.3b, 1.4%) and cash and deposits (up $1.0b, 27.2%).

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



Liabilities of Securitisers

At 31 March 2017, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $121.6b, up $4.4b (3.8%) on 31 December 2016. The increase in total liabilities was due to an increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $7.6b, 7.8%). This was partially offset by a decrease in short term asset backed debt securities issued in Australia (down $1.9b, 42.0%) and loans and placements (down $0.6b, 6.4%).
CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter
Graph: CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter


At 31 March 2017, asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 88.6%, up 1.5% on the December quarter 2016 proportion of 87.1%. Asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 3.8%, down 0.3% on the December quarter 2016 proportion of 4.1%.

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



NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2017 7 September 2017
September 2017 30 November 2017



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 December 2016 quarter.


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