5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, Sep 2018  
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 2018
Sep Qtr 2018
$m
$m

Total managed funds industry
3 478 948
3 549 461
Consolidated assets total managed funds institutions
2 824 559
2 883 459
Cross invested assets between managed funds institutions
572 850
577 657
Unconsolidated assets total managed funds institutions
3 397 409
3 461 116
Life insurance corporations
240 764
239 936
Superannuation (pension) funds
2 727 791
2 781 369
Public offer (retail) unit trusts
374 723
381 916
All other managed funds institutions
54 131
57 895

Managed Funds
Graph: This graph shows the value of the managed funds industry and the consolidated assets of total managed funds institutions.

Unconsolidated Assets, by type of institution
Graph: This graph shows the unconsolidated assets of life insurance corporations, superannuation (pension) funds, public offer (retail) unit trusts and other managed funds institutions.



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL MANAGED FUNDS INDUSTRY
  • At 30 September 2018, the managed funds industry had $3,549.5b funds under management, an increase of $70.5b (2.0%) on the June quarter 2018 figure of $3,478.9b.
  • The main valuation effects that occurred during the September quarter 2018 were as follows: the S&P/ASX 200 increased 0.2%; the price of foreign shares, as represented by the MSCI World Index excluding Australia, increased 4.7%; and the A$ depreciated 2.3% against the US$.


CONSOLIDATED ASSETS OF MANAGED FUNDS INSTITUTIONS
  • At 30 September 2018, the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions were $2,883.5b, an increase of $58.9b (2.1%) on the June quarter 2018 figure of $2,824.6b.
  • The asset types that increased were units in trusts, $21.8b (2.9%); overseas assets, $16.2b (3.3%); derivatives, $5.2b (16.1%); bonds, etc., $3.7b (4.1%); shares, $3.4b (0.7%); other financial assets, $3.0b (1.3%); land, buildings and equipment, $3.0b (1.0%); deposits, $1.8b (0.7%); loans and placements, $1.0b (2.5%) and other non-financial assets, $0.1b (1.3%). These were partially offset by a decrease in short term securities, $0.3b (0.3%).


CROSS INVESTED ASSETS
  • At 30 September 2018, there were $577.7b of assets cross invested between managed funds institutions.


UNCONSOLIDATED ASSETS
  • At 30 September 2018, the unconsolidated assets of superannuation (pension) funds increased $53.6b (2.0%), public offer (retail) unit trusts increased $7.2b (1.9%), cash management trusts increased $3.4b (9.6%), common funds increased $0.2b (2.3%) and friendly societies increased $0.1b (1.1%). Life insurance corporations decreased $0.8b (0.3%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
December 2018 7 March 2019
March 20196 June 2019
June 2019 5 September 2019
September 2019 12 December 2019


REVISIONS
  • Table 3 Life insurance corporations - revised back to June quarter 2018.
  • Table 4 Superannuation (pension) funds - revised back to September quarter 2016.
  • Table 5 Public offer (retail) unit trusts - revised back to September quarter 2011.
  • Table 6 Friendly Societies - no revisions.
  • Table 7 Common funds - no revisions.
  • Table 8 Cash management trusts - no revisions.
  • Table 9 Resident Investment Managers - revised back to December quarter 2011.


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