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5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, June 2011  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/08/2011   
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Mar Qtr 2011
Jun Qtr 2011

Total managed funds industry
1 827 044
1 824 330
Consolidated assets total managed funds institutions
1 450 650
1 449 095
Cross invested assets between managed funds institutions
412 598
406 415
Unconsolidated assets total managed funds institutions
1 863 248
1 855 510
Life insurance corporations
239 411
234 559
Superannuation (pension) funds
1 297 274
1 299 444
Public offer (retail) unit trusts
287 216
282 833
All other managed funds institutions
39 347
38 673

Managed Funds
Graph: Managed Funds

Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution
Graph: Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution



  • As at 30 June 2011 the managed funds industry had $1,824.3b funds under management, a decrease of $2.7b (0.1%) on the March quarter 2011 figure of $1,827.0b. Funds managed by Australian investment managers on behalf of Australian entities other than managed funds institutions decreased by $4.5b (1%).
  • The main valuation effects that occurred during the June quarter 2011 were as follows: the S&P/ASX 200 decreased 4.8%, the price of foreign shares (represented by the MSCI World Index) decreased 0.3% and the A$ appreciated 4.3% against the US$.

  • As at 30 June 2011 the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions was $1,449.1b, a decrease of $1.6b (0.1%) on the March quarter 2011 figure of $1,450.7b.
  • The asset types to decrease during the quarter were shares, $16.4b (4%); short term securities, $1.8b (2%); bonds etc, $1.2b (2%); overseas assets, $1.2b (1%); and loans and placements, $0.2b (1%). These were partially offset by increases in other financial assets, $7.8b (23%); deposits, $6.9b (4%); land, buildings and equipment, $2.6b (2%); units in trusts, $1.0b (1%); other non-financial assets, $0.7b (4%); and derivatives, $0.1b (6%).

  • As at 30 June 2011 there were $406.4b of assets cross invested between managed funds institutions.

  • As at 30 June 2011 the unconsolidated assets of superannuation (pension) funds increased by $2.2b (0.2%); life insurance corporations decreased by $4.9b (2%); public offer (retail) trusts decreased by $4.4b (2%); cash management trusts decreased by $0.5b (2%); friendly societies decreased by $0.1b (2%) and common funds remained virtually the same.



ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2011 24 November 2011
December 2011 23 February 2012
March 2012 31 May 2012
June 2012 30 August 2012
September 2012 29 November 2012
December 2012 28 February 2013


There have been revisions in some series as a result of the receipt of revised administrative data and revised survey data. Superannuation, investment manager, public unit trust and common fund data have been revised back to September quarter 2005; life insurance corporations data has been revised back to December quarter 2009; and cash management trusts data has been revised in the December quarter 2010.


For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Joseph Madaffari on Canberra (02) 6252 5842.

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