Money and credit aggregates (depository corporations) - C50

Previous years: Monthly:
Apr 2016 Apr 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018
Broad money ($m)
Broad money (A+B) 262,111 278,067 292,600 290,366 292,030 295,333 297,516
A. Narrow money (M1) .. 61,173 65,542 63,999 64,787 67,077 67,160
A1. Currency held by the public .. 5,310 5,806 5,576 5,575 5,711 5,552
A2. Transaction deposits .. 55,863 59,736 58,423 59,212 61,367 61,608
B. Other components of broad money .. 216,894 227,058 226,367 227,243 228,256 230,356
B1. Savings deposits .. 81,465 78,901 78,392 78,464 78,871 79,213
B2. Term deposits .. 135,429 148,158 147,975 148,779 149,385 151,143
Domestic credit ($m)
Domestic credit (C+D) 397,391 423,305 435,693 433,244 433,829 438,498 438,889
C. Net credit to central government .. 7,626 7,033 2,447 2,458 5,652 4,652
C1. Credit to central government .. 21,856 19,738 19,900 19,979 21,186 20,178
C2. Less: Liabilities to central government .. 14,230 12,705 17,453 17,521 15,533 15,525
D. Private sector credit 391,355 415,679 428,660 430,798 431,372 432,846 434,236
D1. Loans .. 403,887 416,868 418,549 420,370 421,841 423,515
D2. Debt securities .. 5,348 5,708 5,281 5,167 5,068 4,940
D9. Other .. 6,444 6,084 6,968 5,835 5,937 5,782
Net credit to non-residents ($m)
Net credit to non-residents (E1-E2) .. -81,447 -76,171 -74,056 -74,509 -77,085 -74,503
E1. Credit to non-residents .. 73,822 70,960 76,748 72,257 68,900 74,047
E2. Less: Liabilities to non-residents .. 155,269 147,131 150,804 146,766 145,985 148,550
Equity ($m)
Equity .. -39,260 -43,526 -43,884 -44,303 -43,633 -44,151
Net other assets ($m)
Net other assets (F1-F2) .. -24,531 -23,396 -24,939 -22,987 -22,447 -22,718
F1. Other assets .. 9,028 8,730 9,497 10,170 9,084 9,303
F2. Less: Other liabilities .. 33,559 32,126 34,436 33,157 31,531 32,021

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 monthly, approximately 5 weeks after the end of the reference month.

Access by the public

Data release

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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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