Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2015 Abbreviations

AAS Australian Accounting Standards
ABF Asian Bond Fund
ABF1 Asian Bond Fund 1
ABF2 Asian Bond Fund 2
ACC Asian Consultative Council (of the BIS)
ADI Authorised deposit-taking institution
AGS Australian Government Securities
AGV Analytical Group on Vulnerabilities (of the FSB)
AML/CTF Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ASX Australian Securities Exchange
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BI Bank Indonesia
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BRS Business Resumption Site
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CCP central counterparty
CFR Council of Financial Regulators
CGFS Committee on the Global Financial System (of the BIS)
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Sub-register System
CLF Committed Liquidity Facility
CLS Continuous Linked Settlement
CPMI Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (of the BIS)
CPRs Commonwealth Procurement Rules
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
EME emerging market economies
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
eftpos electronic funds transfer at point of sale
ES Exchange Settlement (account, balances or funds)
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
ESMA European Securities and Markets Authority
FMI financial market infrastructure
FOI Freedom of Information
FSB Financial Stability Board
FSS Fast Settlement Service (of RITS)
FX foreign exchange
G20 Group of Twenty
G-SIB global systemically important bank
GHOS Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision
GPF Government Partnership Fund (with Indonesia)
HQLA high-quality liquid assets
ICT information and communications technology
IFC International Finance Corporation
IMF International Monetary Fund
IMSG Implementation Monitoring Standing Group
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ISDA International Swaps and Derivatives Association
IT information technology
LCR Liquidity Coverage Ratio
MFSC Monetary and Financial Stability Committee
MMFs money market funds
MoU memorandum of understanding
NAIDOC National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NBS National Banknote Site
NGB Next Generation Banknote
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
NPP New Payments Platform
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Account
OSSG Official Sector Steering Group (of FSB)
OTC over-the-counter (derivatives)
PAIF Pan Asian Index Bond Fund
PBC People's Bank of China
PEXA Property Exchange Australia Limited
PFMI Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PSG Policy Standing Group (a CPMI-IOSCO entity)
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RBRF Reserve Bank Reserve Fund
RCG Regional Consultative Group
RDP Research Discussion Paper
repo repurchase agreement
ReSG Resolution Steering Group (part of FSB)
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RMB renminbi
RM Risk and Compliance Department
RMBS residential mortgage-backed securities
RTGS real-time gross settlement
SAR Special Administrative Region
SCAV Standing Committee on Assessment of Vulnerabilities (of the FSB)
SDR Special Drawing Right
SEACEN South East Asian Central Banks
semis semi-government securities (Australian state and territory government securities)
SIFI systemically important financial institution
SMEs small and medium enterprises
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
WGBS Working Group on Banking Supervision (of EMEAP)
WGFM Working Group on Financial Markets (of EMEAP)
WGPSS Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems (of EMEAP)
WHS work health and safety