INTERSECTORAL FINANCIAL FLOWS
AT END OF SEPTEMBER QUARTER 2017
DURING SEPTEMBER QUARTER 2017
During September quarter 2017, financial corporations borrowed a net $36.0b from households, this was primarily through households transactions in net equity in reserves of pension funds ($27.3b), as well as deposits ($24.4b). This was partially offset by loan and placements lending to households ($16.2b).
Financial corporations extinguished net claims with rest of world by $13.0b. This was primarily driven by the repayment of loans that were lent to rest of world ($17.2b).
General government extinguished net claims with financial corporations by $14.7b, primarily driven by the withdrawal of deposits ($23.4b), which was partly offset by less government bond holdings from financial corporations ($9.9b).
General government borrowed a net $8.1b from rest of world, driven by increased bond holdings from rest of world ($10.0b).
At the end of September quarter 2017, net claims on non-financial corporations were $981.2b from financial corporations, $962.1b from rest of world, $610.1b from the household sector and $375.1b from general government.
Net claims on financial corporations were $1,728.5b from the household sector, these were driven by net equity in reserves ($2,483.0b) and deposit holding ($1,030.7b), while being offset by loan borrowings ($2,025.0b).