5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2015
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Assets of Securitisers
At 31 March 2015, total assets of Australian securitisers were $140.0b, up $3.5b (2.6%) on 31 December 2014.
During the March quarter 2015, the rise in total assets was due to an increase in residential mortgage assets (up $3.1b, 2.8%) and other loans (up $0.9b, 5.9%). This was partially offset by decreases in cash and deposits (down $0.4b, 9.8%).
Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 83.1% of total assets, were $116.4b at 31 March 2015, an increase of $3.1b (2.7%) during the quarter.
Liabilities of Securitisers
At 31 March 2015, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $140.0b, up $3.5b (2.6%) on 31 December 2014. The rise in total liabilities was due to the increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $4.1b, 3.9%) and loans and placements (up $0.7b, 3.5%). This was partially offset by a decrease in short term asset backed securities issued in Australia (down $0.6b, 18.8%) and asset backed securities issued overseas (down $0.3b, 3.2%).
At 31 March 2015, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 6.6%, down 0.4% on the December quarter 2014 proportion of 7.0%. Asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 78.2%, up 0.5% on the December quarter 2014 proportion of 77.7%.Assets of Securitisers
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 September 2013 quarter.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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