5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, Dec 2019  
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 2019
Dec Qtr 2019
$m
$m

Total managed funds industry
3 864 333
3 929 288
Consolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 082 883
3 135 083
Cross invested assets between managed funds institutions
564 319
572 917
Unconsolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 647 202
3 708 000
Life insurance corporations
n.p.
n.p.
Superannuation (pension) funds
2 983 656
3 036 506
Public offer (retail) unit trusts
399 528
409 430
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: DQ19 Managed Funds

Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution
Graph: DQ19 Managed Funds - unconsolidated assets by type of institution



DECEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL MANAGED FUNDS INDUSTRY
  • At 31 December 2019, the managed funds industry had $3,929.3b funds under management, an increase of $65.0b (1.7%) on the September quarter 2019 figure of $3,864.3b.
  • The main valuation effects that occurred during the December quarter 2019 were as follows: the S&P/ASX 200 decreased 0.1%; the price of foreign shares, as represented by the MSCI World Index excluding Australia, increased 8.3%; and the A$ appreciated 3.8% against the US$.


CONSOLIDATED ASSETS OF MANAGED FUNDS INSTITUTIONS
  • At 31 December 2019, the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions were $3,135.1b, an increase of $52.2b (1.7%) on the September quarter 2019 figure of $3,082.9b.
  • The asset types that increased were overseas assets, $27.2b (4.5%); land, buildings and equipment, $8.8b (2.8%); bonds, etc., $6.9b (5.9%); short term securities, $6.5b (8.2%); units in trusts, $2.9b (0.3%); shares, $2.8b (0.5%); loans and placements, $1.3b (3.0%); other non-financial assets, $0.7b (2.2%) and derivatives, $0.7b (1.9%). These were partially offset by decreases in deposits, $5.5b (2.1%) and other financial assets, $0.1b (0.0%).


CROSS INVESTED ASSETS
  • At 31 December 2019, there were $572.9b of assets cross invested between managed funds institutions.


UNCONSOLIDATED ASSETS
  • At 31 December 2019, the unconsolidated assets of superannuation (pension) funds increased $52.9b (1.8%), public offer (retail) unit trusts increased $9.9b (2.5%), friendly societies increased $0.1b (1.8%) and cash management trusts increased $0.1b (0.3%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2020 4 June 2020
June 2020 3 September 2020
September 2020 10 December 2020
December 2020 4 March 2021


REVISIONS
  • Table 3 Life insurance corporations - revised back to the September quarter 2019.
  • Table 4 Superannuation (pension) funds - revised back to the September quarter 2016.
  • Table 5 Public offer (retail) unit trusts - revised back to the September quarter 2019.
  • Table 6 Friendly Societies - revised back to the September quarter 2019.
  • Table 7 Common funds - no revisions.
  • Table 8 Cash management trusts - no revisions.
  • Table 9 Resident Investment Managers - revised back to the September quarter 2017.


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