Non-resident Holdings

Non-resident holdings of Australian Government Securities (Treasury Bonds, Treasury Indexed Bonds, Treasury Notes)

The proportion of Australian Government Securities (Treasury Bonds, Treasury Indexed Bonds, Treasury Notes) held by non-residents has decreased from 63.6 per cent in the September 2015 quarter to 63.5 per cent in the December 2015 quarter.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics and AOFM

Non-resident holdings of Australian Government Bonds (Treasury Bonds and Treasury Indexed Bonds)

The proportion of Australian Government Bonds (Treasury bonds and Treasury indexed bonds) held by non-residents has decreased from 64.1 per cent in the September 2015 quarter to 63.8 per cent in the December 2015 quarter.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics and AOFM

The underlying data for the charts above can be found here: Non-resident holdings of AGS  | 982KB [.xlsx]

Drivers of change in non-resident holdings of Australian Government Bonds (Treasury Bonds and Treasury Indexed Bonds)

This chart illustrates the two components that determine the change in market value of non-resident holdings of AGBs: ‘Change owing to Net Transactions’ plus the ‘Change owing to Price’. For the December 2015 quarter the change in market value was 0.3 as the amount of the positive Net Transactional component was offset by the negative change in Price.Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics and AOFM

The chart above illustrates the two components that determine the change in market value of non-resident holdings of AGBs: Net Transactions and Price.

Last updated: 18 April 2016