5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2017
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/06/2017
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Assets of Securitisers
At 31 March 2017, total assets of Australian securitisers were $121.6b, up $4.4b (3.8%) on 31 December 2016.
During the March quarter 2017, the increase in total assets was primarily due to an increase in other loans (up $1.9b, 12.0%), residential mortgage assets (up $1.3b, 1.4%) and cash and deposits (up $1.0b, 27.2%).
Liabilities of Securitisers
At 31 March 2017, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $121.6b, up $4.4b (3.8%) on 31 December 2016. The increase in total liabilities was due to an increase in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $7.6b, 7.8%). This was partially offset by a decrease in short term asset backed debt securities issued in Australia (down $1.9b, 42.0%) and loans and placements (down $0.6b, 6.4%).
At 31 March 2017, asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 88.6%, up 1.5% on the December quarter 2016 proportion of 87.1%. Asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 3.8%, down 0.3% on the December quarter 2016 proportion of 4.1%.
In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of the receipt of revised survey data. These revisions have impacted the assets and liabilities reported back to and including the December 2016 quarter.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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