Money and credit aggregates (depository corporations) - C50

Previous years: Monthly:
Apr 2017 Apr 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2019
Broad money ($m)
Broad money (A+B) 278,067 297,516 311,399 307,559 309,109 312,159 313,888
A. Narrow money (M1) 61,173 67,160 71,855 68,630 69,243 71,001 72,407
A1. Currency held by the public 5,310 5,552 6,060 5,997 5,976 6,104 6,028
A2. Transaction deposits 55,863 61,608 65,794 62,633 63,267 64,897 66,379
B. Other components of broad money 216,894 230,356 239,544 238,929 239,865 241,158 241,481
B1. Savings deposits 81,465 79,213 78,472 77,716 77,738 78,161 79,119
B2. Term deposits 135,429 151,143 161,072 161,214 162,128 162,998 162,362
Domestic credit ($m)
Domestic credit (C+D) 423,305 438,890 458,831 456,075 457,909 464,100 467,709
C. Net credit to central government 7,626 4,656 6,967 2,443 1,987 5,136 7,424
C1. Credit to central government 21,856 20,181 24,637 26,298 27,087 20,376 21,662
C2. Less: Liabilities to central government 14,230 15,525 17,670 23,855 25,101 15,240 14,237
D. Private sector credit 415,679 434,234 451,863 453,632 455,923 458,965 460,284
D1. Loans 403,887 423,513 439,073 441,085 443,256 445,699 447,103
D2. Debt securities 5,348 4,940 6,637 6,389 6,278 6,504 6,606
D9. Other 6,444 5,782 6,153 6,158 6,388 6,762 6,576
Net credit to non-residents ($m)
Net credit to non-residents (E1-E2) -81,447 -74,501 -79,963 -80,001 -79,979 -84,209 -85,129
E1. Credit to non-residents 73,822 74,049 70,039 71,127 73,458 71,377 72,698
E2. Less: Liabilities to non-residents 155,269 148,550 150,002 151,129 153,437 155,586 157,826
Equity ($m)
Equity -39,260 -44,147 -44,942 -45,502 -45,588 -44,558 -45,208
Net other assets ($m)
Net other assets (F1-F2) -24,531 -22,726 -22,527 -23,013 -23,234 -23,173 -23,484
F1. Other assets 9,322 9,709 9,678 10,983 9,861 11,048 10,174
F2. Less: Other liabilities 33,853 32,435 32,205 33,996 33,096 34,221 33,658

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

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

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Integrity

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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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