Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2011 Glossary

ACC Asian Consultative Council
ADI authorised deposit-taking institution
AIFRS Australian equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ATSI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BI Bank Indonesia
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CGFS Committee on the Global Financial System (of the BIS)
CGS Commonwealth Government securities
CLS continuous linked settlement
COIN Community of Interest Network
CPSS Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (of the BIS)
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
EMS Environmental Management System
ES exchange settlement
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
FOI Freedom of Information
FSB Financial Stability Board
G-20 Group of Twenty
G-SIFI global SIFI
GHOS Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision
GPF Government Partnership Fund (with Indonesia)
IMF International Monetary Fund
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
IPS Information Publication Scheme
LVCS Low Value Clearing Service
LVF Low Value Feeder
LVSS Low Value Settlement Service
MFSC Monetary and Financial Stability Committee (of EMEAP)
NAB New Arrangements to Borrow
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Accounts
OTC over-the-counter (derivatives)
PAIF Pan Asian Index Bond Fund
PFTAC Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RBRF Reserve Bank Reserve Fund
RDP Research Discussion Paper
repo repurchase agreement
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RMBS residential mortgage-backed securities
RMU Risk Management Unit
RSS Really Simple Syndication
RTGS real-time gross settlement
SDR Special Drawing Right
SIFI systemically important financial institution
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication