5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, Jun 2018  
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2018
Jun Qtr 2018
$m
$m

Total managed funds industry
3 418 449
3 491 631
Consolidated assets total managed funds institutions
2 765 326
2 827 310
Cross invested assets between managed funds institutions
555 420
571 784
Unconsolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 320 746
3 399 094
Life insurance corporations
239 109
240 585
Superannuation (pension) funds
2 632 981
2 727 093
Public offer (retail) unit trusts
394 835
377 285
All other managed funds institutions
53 821
54 131

Managed Funds
Graph: This graph shows the value of the managed funds industry and the consolidated assets of total managed funds institutions.

Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution
Graph: This graph shows the unconsolidated assets of life insurance corporations, superannuation (pension) funds, public offer (retail) unit trusts and other managed funds institutions.



JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL MANAGED FUNDS INDUSTRY
  • At 30 June 2018, the managed funds industry had $3,491.6b funds under management, an increase of $73.2b (2.1%) on the March quarter 2018 figure of $3,418.4b.
  • The main valuation effects that occurred during the June quarter 2018 were as follows: the S&P/ASX 200 increased 7.6%; the price of foreign shares, as represented by the MSCI World Index excluding Australia, increased 1.0%; and the A$ depreciated 3.6% against the US$.


CONSOLIDATED ASSETS OF MANAGED FUNDS INSTITUTIONS
  • At 30 June 2018, the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions were $2,827.3b, an increase of $62.0b (2.2%) on the March quarter 2018 figure of $2,765.3b.
  • The asset types that increased were shares, $36.8b (7.6%); units in trusts, $13.6b (1.8%); deposits, $4.5b (1.7%); land, buildings and equipment, $4.4b (1.5%); bonds, etc., $4.1b (4.7%); other financial assets, $3.7b (1.6%). These were partially offset by decreases in loans and placements, $3.3b (7.1%); overseas assets, $0.9b (0.2%); short term securities, $0.6b (0.7%); other non-financial assets, $0.4b (3.8%). Derivatives were flat.


CROSS INVESTED ASSETS
  • At 30 June 2018, there were $571.8b of assets cross invested between managed funds institutions.


UNCONSOLIDATED ASSETS
  • At 30 June 2018, the unconsolidated assets of superannuation (pension) funds increased $94.1b (3.6%), life insurance corporations increased $1.5b (0.6%), friendly societies increased $0.2b (3.1%) and common funds increased $0.1b (1.3%). Public offer (retail) unit trusts decreased $17.6b (4.4%). Cash management trusts were flat.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2018 29 November 2018
December 2018 7 March 2019
March 20196 June 2019
June 20195 September 2019


REVISIONS
  • Table 3 Life insurance corporations - revised back to the March quarter 2018.
  • Table 4 Superannuation (pension) funds - revised back to the September quarter 2016.
  • Table 5 Public offer (retail) unit trusts - revised back to the September quarter 2005.
  • Table 6 Friendly Societies - no revisions.
  • Table 7 Common funds - no revisions.
  • Table 8 Cash management trusts - no revisions.
  • Table 9 Resident Investment Managers - revised back to the June quarter 2015.


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