Money and credit aggregates (depository corporations) - C50

Previous years: Monthly:
Aug 2017 Aug 2018 Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019
Broad money ($m)
Broad money (A+B) 280,572 301,799 313,888 312,948 316,000 318,977 317,171
A. Narrow money (M1) 60,079 67,697 72,407 71,541 73,399 74,553 72,766
A1. Currency held by the public 5,201 5,657 6,028 6,040 6,169 6,088 6,174
A2. Transaction deposits 54,878 62,040 66,379 65,501 67,230 68,465 66,593
B. Other components of broad money 220,493 234,102 241,481 241,408 242,602 244,424 244,404
B1. Savings deposits 78,008 78,371 79,119 77,708 77,679 78,701 77,750
B2. Term deposits 142,485 155,731 162,362 163,699 164,922 165,722 166,654
Domestic credit ($m)
Domestic credit (C+D) 425,925 447,636 467,709 466,780 471,157 478,757 480,693
C. Net credit to central government 3,937 2,397 7,424 3,406 5,789 10,195 7,884
C1. Credit to central government 21,680 20,607 21,662 20,792 21,593 22,964 23,229
C2. Less: Liabilities to central government 17,743 18,210 14,237 17,385 15,804 12,769 15,345
D. Private sector credit 421,988 445,240 460,284 463,373 465,368 468,562 472,809
D1. Loans 409,430 430,929 447,103 449,476 452,039 454,339 456,217
D2. Debt securities 5,789 6,408 6,606 6,286 6,289 6,662 6,682
D9. Other 6,769 7,903 6,576 7,611 7,039 7,561 9,910
Net credit to non-residents ($m)
Net credit to non-residents (E1-E2) -80,807 -74,889 -85,129 -84,700 -86,549 -90,367 -92,633
E1. Credit to non-residents 69,518 76,551 72,698 78,952 73,718 74,469 84,328
E2. Less: Liabilities to non-residents 150,324 151,440 157,826 163,652 160,268 164,836 176,961
Equity ($m)
Equity -40,456 -44,994 -45,208 -45,725 -46,004 -46,541 -46,723
Net other assets ($m)
Net other assets (F1-F2) -24,090 -25,955 -23,484 -23,407 -22,603 -22,872 -24,166
F1. Other assets 9,601 9,914 10,174 9,907 10,127 10,216 10,707
F2. Less: Other liabilities 33,691 35,869 33,658 33,313 32,730 33,089 34,873

The data: coverage, periodicity, and timeliness

Coverage characteristics

Components of broad money and the counterparts of broad money for Depository corporations.

Depository corporations comprise:

  • Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • Registered banks

Data is sourced from the Reserve Bank Balance Sheet and the Reserve Bank’s Bank Balance Sheet Survey.

Most data starts in 31/12/2016 when the Bank Balance Sheet Survey replaced the Standard Statistical Return (SSR). However, some data has been backdated to provide long-run consistent data. The back series has been estimated using data from the SSR.

Periodicity and timeliness

Data is published on the last working day of the month.

Access by the public

Data release

Data is released on the Reserve Bank’s Statistics section.

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Integrity

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Data is collected under Section 36 of The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989 (The Act).

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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand publishes only aggregated data. Individual institutional data is confidential.

Provision of information about revisions and advance notice of major changes in methodology

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Quality

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The money and credit aggregates are compiled in line with the Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Compilation Guide (IMF 2016).

Depository corporations

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is New Zealand’s central bank.

Registered banks

Consolidated banking group of banks operating in New Zealand and registered by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Components of broad money

Broad money

Broad money is the sum of all liquid financial instruments held by money-holding sectors that are widely accepted in an economy as a medium of exchange, plus those that can be converted into a medium of exchange at short notice at, or close to, their full nominal value.

Narrow money (M1)

M1 is the narrowest money aggregate and comprises:

  • Currency held by the public
  • Transaction deposits

Currency held by the public

Currency issued by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand less any currency held by registered banks. Also known as notes and coins in the hands of the public.

Transaction deposits

Deposit balances where the purpose of the account is primarily for making transactions or "every day" banking by customers. Balances are on call.

Other components of broad money

Other components of broad money comprises:

  • Savings deposits
  • Term deposits
  • Other

Savings deposits

Deposit balances where the purpose of the account is primarily for saving. For some balances disincentives may apply if used for transaction purposes i.e. a “penalty” may apply such as loss of bonus interest. Balances are on call.

Term deposits

Customer time or term deposits with a maturity of greater than 1 day.

Other

Other components of broad money include:

  • Short-term debt securities
  • Money-market funds

Counterparts of broad money

Domestic credit

Domestic credit comprises:

  • Net credit to central government
  • Credit to other sectors (private sector credit)

Net credit to central government

Net credit to central government is calculated as Credit to central government less Liabilities to central government.

Credit to central government

Claims on central government by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks including:

  • Debt securities
  • Loans and repos
  • Other claims

Liabilities to central government

Liabilities to central government from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks including:

  • Deposits
  • Other liabilities

Private sector credit

Private sector credit (also known as claims on other sectors) comprises:

  • Debt securities
  • Loans and repos
  • Other claims

Loans

Loans and repos by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks to the private sector:

  • Other financial corporations
  • Non-financial corporations
  • Local government
  • Households and NPISHs

Debt securities

Debt securities issued by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks to the private sector:

  • Other financial corporations
  • Non-financial corporations
  • Local government
  • Households and NPISHs

Other private sector claims

Other claims (deposits, derivatives, equity, trade credit) by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks on the private sector:

  • Other financial corporations
  • Non-financial corporations
  • Local government
  • Households and NPISHs

Net credit to non-resident

Net credit to non-resident is calculated as Credit to non-residents less Liabilities to non-residents.

Credit to non-resident

Claims on non-residents by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks including:

  • Debt securities
  • Loans and repos
  • Other claims

Liabilities to non-residents

Liabilities to non-residents from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks including:

  • Deposits
  • Other liabilities

Equity

Funds contributed by the owners, reserves and retained earnings of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and registered banks.

Note that equity is negative as it is presented on the asset-side in the counterparts of broad money.

Net other assets

Net other assets is calculated as Other assets less Other liabilities.

Other assets

All other assets not included elsewhere.

Other liabilities

All other liabilities not included elsewhere.

Symbols and conventions for summary table

0 Zero or value rounded to zero
- Not applicable
.. Not available
bold Revised/new
italics Provisional
light red background Historical

General notes

  • Individual figures may not sum to the totals due to rounding
  • Percentage changes are calculated on unrounded numbers
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