Assets of Securitisers
Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)
Dec Qtr 2018
Mar Qtr 2019
Dec Qtr 2018 to Mar Qtr 2019
|Total assets at end of qtr |
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|Total liabilities at end of qtr |
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|Asset backed Securities |
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|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. |
At 31 March 2019, total assets of Australian securitisers were $141.2b, up $1.6b (1.2%) on 31 December 2018.
PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN TOTAL ASSETS, from previous quarter
During the March quarter 2019 the rise in total assets was primarily due to an increase in residential mortgages (up $1.2b, 1.0%) and cash and deposits (up $0.3b, 9.5%).
NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER
Liabilities of Securitisers
At 31 March 2019, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $141.2b, up $1.6b (1.2%) on 31 December 2018. The increase in total liabilities was due to an increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $1.9b, 1.6%). This increase was partially offset by a decrease in asset-backed securities issued overseas (down $0.5b, 12.5%) and loans and placements (down $0.1b, 1.4%).
CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter
Asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 2.5%, down 0.4 percentage points on the December quarter 2018 proportion of 2.9%. Asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 91.1%, up 0.4 percentage points on the December quarter 2018 proportion of 90.7%.
ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)
|ISSUE (QUARTER) ||Release Date|
|June 2019 ||5 September 2019|
|September 2019 ||12 December 2019|
|December 2019 ||5 March 2020|
|March 2020 ||4 June 2020|
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 December 2018.
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