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5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2014  
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NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2014 22 August 2014
September 2014 21 November 2014



REVISIONS

In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved reporting of survey data. These revisions have impacted on the assets and liabilities for December 2013 and September 2013.


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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


KEY FIGURES

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)

Dec Qtr 2013
Mar Qtr 2014
Dec Qtr 2013 to Mar Qtr 2014
$m
$m
%

Total assets at end of qtr
128 748
127 494
-1.0
of which
Mortgages
Residential
103 940
103 197
-0.7
Non-residential
2 047
1 994
-2.6
Total liabilities at end of qtr
128 748
127 494
-1.0
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
99 098
98 749
-0.4
Issued off shore
13 967
12 746
-8.7

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



Assets of Securitisers

As at 31 March 2014, total assets of Australian securitisers were $127.5b, down $1.3b (1.0%) on 31 December 2013.

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


During the March quarter 2014, the fall in total assets was due to decreases in residential mortgage loans (down $0.7b, 0.7%), other loans (down $0.5b, 3.6%) and other assets (down $0.1b, 9.7%).

Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 82.5% of total assets, were $105.2b as at 31 March 2014, a decrease of $0.8b (0.8%) during the quarter.

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



Liabilities of Securitisers

As at 31 March 2014, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $127.5b, down $1.3b (1.0%) on 31 December 2013. The fall in total liabilities was due to decreases in asset backed securities, issued overseas (down $1.2b, 8.7%), and short term asset-backed securities issued in Australia (down $0.5b, 10.0%).

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


As at 31 March 2014, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 10.0%, down 0.8 percentage points on the December quarter 2013 percentage of 10.8%. Asset backed securities issued domestically as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 77.5%, up 0.5% percentage points on the December quarter 2013 percentage of 77.0%.

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



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