Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 14 December 2016
$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 14,159 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
77,313 1,448
Australian notes on issue 74,943 1,150 Australian dollar investments[2] 93,197 4
Exchange Settlement balances 24,370 215 Other assets (including clearing items) 1,531 -210
Deposits (excluding Exchange Settlement balances) 42,900 -1,188      
Other liabilities 15,669 1,065      
Total 172,041 1,242 Total 172,041 1,242
Summary historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Summary on the Reserve Bank's web site. The Bank's liabilities and assets data are also provided on a more disaggregated basis in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Detailed; this data is provided on a lagged basis of up to 4 months.

Footnotes

Gold and foreign exchange
Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:
a. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
b. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
c. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.
In the week to 14 December the rise mainly reflects item (a).
[1]

Australian dollar investments
Movements in this item reflect:
a. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
b. earnings on securities and changes in valuation.
In the week to 14 December the rise mainly reflects item (b).
[2]