5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2014
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In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved reporting of survey data. These revisions have impacted on the assets and liabilities for December 2013 and September 2013.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Michelene Bruce on Sydney (02) 9268 4436.
Assets of Securitisers
As at 31 March 2014, total assets of Australian securitisers were $127.5b, down $1.3b (1.0%) on 31 December 2013.
During the March quarter 2014, the fall in total assets was due to decreases in residential mortgage loans (down $0.7b, 0.7%), other loans (down $0.5b, 3.6%) and other assets (down $0.1b, 9.7%).
Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 82.5% of total assets, were $105.2b as at 31 March 2014, a decrease of $0.8b (0.8%) during the quarter.
Liabilities of Securitisers
As at 31 March 2014, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $127.5b, down $1.3b (1.0%) on 31 December 2013. The fall in total liabilities was due to decreases in asset backed securities, issued overseas (down $1.2b, 8.7%), and short term asset-backed securities issued in Australia (down $0.5b, 10.0%).
As at 31 March 2014, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 10.0%, down 0.8 percentage points on the December quarter 2013 percentage of 10.8%. Asset backed securities issued domestically as a proportion of total liabilities increased to 77.5%, up 0.5% percentage points on the December quarter 2013 percentage of 77.0%.
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