5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, Sep 2015 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/12/2015
|Page tools: Print Page Print All|
SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
The listed share market fell -$98.1b in September quarter 2015, with net transactions of $23.6b and a valuation decrease of -$121.6b. Other private non-financial corporations shares recorded the largest valuation decrease (-$59.1b) followed by banks (-$55.8b). Bank shares recorded its second consecutive falls in valuation reversing positive increases recorded in the December and March quarter.
Loan market transactions ($84.2b) returned to high levels after a subdued June quarter 2015 ($58.7b). September quarter 2015 transactions were driven by long term loans ($63.8b) as other private non-financial corporations ($19.6b) and households ($19.8b) increased loan borrowings from banks.
The bond market increased by $93.3b in the September quarter 2015 returning to record highs after the decline recorded in the June quarter 2015. In the September quarter 2015 net transactions were $42.8b and valuation increases were $50.5b.
Net transactions in bonds were driven by net issuances by national general government ($24.0b) and securitisers ($9.4b). Valuation increases in the bond market was driven by banks ($22.7b) which was one of the largest valuation increases seen in this sector since the series began, followed by other private non-financial corporations ($13.0b), the largest increase recorded since the series began and national general government bonds ($7.1b).
Derivatives recorded a net settlements of -$18.7b and valuation increase of $179.3b. This valuation increase was the largest since the time series began.
These documents will be presented in a new window.