5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2016  
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


KEY FIGURES

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities(a)

Dec Qtr 2015
Mar Qtr 2016
Dec Qtr 2015 to Mar Qtr 2016
$m
$m
%

Total assets at end of qtr
135 942
136 140
0.1
of which
Mortgages
Residential
112 009
112 694
0.6
Non-residential
1 776
1 824
2.7
Total liabilities at end of qtr
135 942
136 140
0.1
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
106 081
105 251
-0.8
Issued off shore
6 812
6 066
-11.0

(a) See paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes for details of the coverage of these statistics.



Assets of Securitisers

At 31 March 2016, total assets of Australian securitisers were $136.1b, up $0.2b (0.1%) on 31 December 2015.

PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN TOTAL ASSETS, from previous quarter
Graph: Percentage Change In Total Assets, from previous quarter


During the March quarter 2016, the increase in total assets was due to an increase in residential mortgage assets (up $0.7b, 0.6%). This was partially offset by a decrease in other assets (down $0.2b, 29.3%) and other long term securities (down $0.1b, 11.0%).

Residential and non-residential mortgage assets, which accounted for 84.1% of total assets, were $114.5b at 31 March 2016, an increase of $0.7b (0.6%) during the quarter.

NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER
Graph: NET ACQUISITION OF MORTGAGES DURING QUARTER



Liabilities of Securitisers

At 31 March 2016, total liabilities of Australian securitisers were $136.1b, up $0.2b (0.1%) on 31 December 2015. The increase in total liabilities was due to an increase in loan and placements (up $1.9b, 8.5%). This was offset by a decrease in long term asset backed securities issued in Australia (down $1.0b, 1.0%) and asset backed securities issued overseas (down $0.7b, 11.0%).

CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter
Graph: CHANGE IN LEVEL OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, from previous quarter


At 31 March 2016, asset backed securities issued overseas as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 4.5%, compared to the December quarter 2015 proportion of 5.0%. Asset backed securities issued in Australia as a proportion of total liabilities decreased to 77.3%, compared to the December quarter 2015 proportion of 78.0%.

ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)
Graph: ASSET BACKED SECURITIES, (percentage of total liabilities)

NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2016 25 August 2016
September 2016 24 November 2016



REVISIONS

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 in the December 2015 quarter.


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