Australian Bureau of Statistics
5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Jun 2011
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/08/2011
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Assets of Securitisers
As at 30 June 2011, total assets of Australian securitisers were $136.8b, up $1.1b (0.8%) on 31 March 2011. This is the first quarterly rise in the assets of Australian securitisers since June 2007, a period of fifteen consecutive quarterly falls.
During the June quarter 2011, the rise in total assets was due primarily to rises in residential mortgages (up $2.5b, 2.3%), other loans (up $0.7b, 5.6%) and cash and deposits (up $0.3b, 8.9%). These increases were partially offset by falls in other assets (down $1.6b, 82.0%) and long term debt securities asset backed bonds (down $0.6b, 8.3%).
Mortgage assets, which accounted for 81.4% of total assets, were $111.3b as at 30 June 2011, a rise of $2.2b (2.0%) during the quarter.
Liabilities of Securitisers
As at 30 June 2011, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $136.8b, up $1.1b (0.8%) on 31 March 2011. The rise in total liabilities was due to rises in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (up $4.9b, 6.1%) and short term asset backed securities issued in Australia ($0.1b, 0.6%), while falls were recorded in asset backed securities issued overseas (down $2.7b, 10.1%), loans and placements (down $1.0b, 11.5%) and other liabilities to residents (down $0.3b, 4.5%).
Asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities fell to 17.4% in the June quarter 2011, down 2.1 percentage points on the March quarter 2011.
Asset backed securities issued domestically as a proportion of total liabilities rose to 72.9% in the June quarter 2011, up 3.2 percentage points on the March quarter 2011.
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