5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, Sep 2019  
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 2019
Sep Qtr 2019
$m
$m

Total managed funds industry
3 786 255
3 874 033
Consolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 017 792
3 092 038
Cross invested assets between managed funds institutions
552 423
566 594
Unconsolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 570 215
3 658 632
Life insurance corporations
n.p.
n.p.
Superannuation (pension) funds
2 914 726
2 995 804
Public offer (retail) unit trusts
390 919
399 388
All other managed funds institutions
n.p.
n.p.

n.p.: not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

Managed Funds
Graph: Survey of Financial Information
Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution

Diagram: Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL MANAGED FUNDS INDUSTRY
  • At 30 September 2019, the managed funds industry had $3,874.0b funds under management, an increase of $87.8b (2.3%) on the June quarter 2019 figure of $3,786.3b.
  • The main valuation effects that occurred during the September quarter 2019 were as follows: the S&P/ASX 200 increased 1.1%; the price of foreign shares, as represented by the MSCI World Index excluding Australia, increased 0.1%; and the A$ depreciated 3.8% against the US$.


CONSOLIDATED ASSETS OF MANAGED FUNDS INSTITUTIONS
  • At 30 September 2019, the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions were $3,092.0b, an increase of $74.2b (2.5%) on the June quarter 2019 figure of $3,017.8b.
  • The asset types that increased were overseas assets, $30.4b (5.3%); units in trusts, $17.7b (2.1%); shares, $13.2b (2.5%); deposits, $6.3b (2.4%); land, buildings and equipment, $6.3b (2.1%); bonds, etc., $4.7b (4.2%); loans and placements, $1.6b (3.8%); derivatives, $1.3b (3.8%); other non-financial assets, $0.3b (0.8%). These were partially offset by decreases in short term securities, $7.2b (8.3%); other financial assets, $0.3b (0.1%).


CROSS INVESTED ASSETS
  • At 30 September 2019, there were $566.6b of assets cross invested between managed funds institutions.


UNCONSOLIDATED ASSETS
  • At 30 September 2019, the unconsolidated assets of superannuation (pension) funds increased $81.1b (2.8%), public offer (retail) unit trusts increased $8.5b (2.2%), cash management trusts increased $0.1b (0.3%) and friendly societies increased $0.1b (1.0%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
December 2019 5 March 2020
March 2020 4 June 2020
June 2020 3 September 2020
September 2020 10 December 2020


REVISIONS
  • Table 3 Life insurance corporations - revised back to the June quarter 2019.
  • Table 4 Superannuation (pension) funds - revised back to the December quarter 1999.
  • Table 5 Public offer (retail) unit trusts - revised back to the December quarter 2007.
  • Table 6 Friendly Societies - no revisions.
  • Table 7 Common funds - no revisions.
  • Table 8 Cash management trusts - the June quarter 2009 has been revised.
  • Table 9 Resident Investment Managers - revised back to the September quarter 2005.


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