Reserve Bank statistical balance sheet ($m) - R2

Released
15 June 2020 03:00 p.m.
Next release
14 July 2020 03:00 p.m.
Source
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Periodicity
Monthly
Previous years: Monthly:
May 2018 May 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020
ASSETS
Monetary gold and holdings of SDR - - - - 0 0 0
Currency and deposits 11,605 14,208 11,486 11,606 20,462 14,611 12,751
Securities other than shares 16,027 11,656 17,079 17,866 19,237 29,781 35,874
Loans and reverse repurchase agreements 1,872 1,016 1,142 1,359 1,468 1,083 1,246
Shares and other equity assets 158 168 180 188 200 195 196
Financial derivatives 504 212 151 106 640 488 709
Other accounts receivable 106 248 4 4 146 176 182
Nonfinancial assets 147 157 173 174 170 170 169
TOTAL ASSETS 30,420 27,665 30,214 31,302 42,323 46,504 51,125
LIABILITIES
Currency in circulation 6,409 6,790 7,268 7,160 7,935 7,972 8,086
Deposits included in broad money - - - - 0 0 0
Deposits excluded from broad money 17,710 14,626 16,495 16,341 25,655 30,212 35,711
Securities included in broad money - - - - 0 0 0
Securities excluded from broad money 430 555 320 1,068 705 90 75
Loans and repurchase agreements 1,701 1,597 1,589 1,588 1,589 1,677 1,735
Financial derivatives 841 951 1,135 1,819 2,502 1,807 1,422
Other accounts payable 210 307 546 358 833 1,661 1,043
Shares and other equity capital 3,119 2,840 2,862 2,969 3,105 3,086 3,052
TOTAL LIABILITIES 30,420 27,665 30,214 31,302 42,323 46,504 51,125

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The data: coverage, periodicity, and timeliness

Coverage characteristics

The table shows assets and liabilities as at end of month in millions of New Zealand dollars. All assets and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are converted into New Zealand dollars at the relevant exchange rates at balance date. The data starts from December 2001.

The table excludes New Zealand accounts with the IMF. IMF accounts are managed by the Debt Management Office at the New Zealand Treasury.

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R2 presents balance sheet accounts by instrument and currency. The format follows guidelines described in the Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual (IMF 2000) and Compilation Guide (IMF 2008), modified to meet confidentiality requirements. Some items common to R2 and the accounting balance sheet may differ in value due to methodological and presentational differences.

The relevant financial instruments are:

  • Monetary gold and SDR
  • Currency and Deposits
  • Securities other than shares
  • Loans
  • Shares and other equity
  • Financial derivatives
  • Other accounts payable/receivable
  • Nonfinancial assets

Periodicity

Monthly

Timeliness

Data is released two to three weeks after the reference month.

Access by the public

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Integrity

Dissemination of terms and conditions under which official statistics are produced, including confidentiality of individual responses

The information is disseminated by the Reserve Bank as a service to the public in a format that preserves the confidentiality of transactions. The function and operations of the Reserve Bank are governed by the Reserve Bank Act 1989.

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

Provisional data are italicised. Data are deemed provisional when a series is under review. New data, or revised data, are in bold font. This applies to the summary table only and not excel files. Revisions are generally published when the table is next due to be updated and released. Should revisions need to be made more promptly, a note is posted on the website.

Any major changes in methodology will be posted as a special note.

Quality

Dissemination of documentation on methodology and sources used in preparing statistics

The statistical data are prepared using guidelines contained in the Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual (IMF 2000) and subsequent Compilation Guide (IMF 2008).

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Assets

Monetary gold and holdings of SDR

Nil. During 1998/1999, the Reserve Bank's role as holder of International Monetary Fund Special Drawing Rights (SDR) was transferred to the New Zealand Treasury. The foreign currency assets and liabilities transferred to the New Zealand Treasury were of equal value.

Currency and deposit

Holdings of foreign notes and coin
Physical currency issued by foreign central banks or emitting institutions held by RBNZ. Nil.

Transferable deposits
Current account balances.

Other deposits
Deposits other than transferable balances.

Securities other than shares

Marketable securities and negotiable financial instruments other than share equities.

Loans

Loans and advances including securities repurchase agreements.

Shares and other equity

Shareholding in the Bank for International Settlement (BIS).

Financial derivatives

Derivative financial instruments in a notional gain position.

Other accounts receivable

Settlement accounts, items in the process of collection, dividends and other receivables.

Non-financial assets

Fixed assets, inventories and other non-financial assets.

Liabilities

Currency in circulation

Notes and coin issued by the Reserve Bank excluding currency held in inventory.

Deposits included in Broad Money

RBNZ deposit accounts included in the national definition of broad money.

Deposits excluded from Broad Money

RBNZ deposit accounts excluded from the national definition of broad money.

Securities other than shares, included in Broad Money

Marketable securities included in the national definition of broad money.

Securities other than shares, excluded from Broad Money

Marketable securities excluded from the definition of broad money.

Loans

Loans and advances including securities repurchase agreements.

Financial derivatives

Derivative financial instruments in a notional loss position.

Other accounts payable

Include securities settlement accounts, dividends payable and other accounts payable.

Shares and other equity

Capital, reserves and valuation adjustment.

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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