Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2016 Abbreviations

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AAS Australian Accounting Standards
ABF Asian Bond Fund
ABF1 Asian Bond Fund 1
ABF2 Asian Bond Fund 2
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
AML/CTF Act Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ASD Australian Signals Directorate
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ASX Australian Securities Exchange
AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (of the BIS)
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BRS Business Resumption Site
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CCP central counterparty
CEDA Committee for Economic Development of Australia
CFETS Chinese Foreign Exchange Trade System
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
CPMI Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (of the BIS)
CPRs Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CSA Credit support annex
EAP Employee Assistance Program
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
eftpos electronic funds transfer at point of sale
ES Exchange Settlement
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
fintech financial technology
FMI financial market infrastructure
fmiCBCM Cross-border Crisis Management Group for Financial Market Infrastructures (subgroup of FSB ReSG)
FRR Financial Reporting Rule
FOI Freedom of Information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
FSB Financial Stability Board
FSS Fast Settlement Service (of RITS)
FX foreign exchange
FXWG Foreign Exchange Working Group (of the BIS)
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
IDR Indonesian rupiah
IMF International Monetary Fund
IMSG Implementation Monitoring Standing Group (a CPMI-IOSCO group)
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ISDA International Swaps and Derivatives Association
IT information technology
JPY Japanese yen
LCR Liquidity Coverage Ratio
MC Markets Committee (of the BIS)
MEF multi-employer fund
MFSC Monetary and Financial Stability Committee (of EMEAP)
MPG Macroprudential Supervision Group (of the BCBS)
NBS National Banknote Site
NGB Next Generation Banknote
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
NPP New Payments Platform
NQRS Note Quality Reward Scheme
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Account
OSF Officers' Superannuation Fund
OTC over-the-counter (derivatives)
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 group)
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RBRF Reserve Bank Reserve Fund
RCG Regional Consultative Group (of the FSB)
RDP Research Discussion Paper
repo repurchase agreement
ReSG Resolution Steering Group (of the FSB)
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RMBS residential mortgage-backed securities
RTGS real-time gross settlement
SAR Special Administrative Region
SCAV Standing Committee on Assessment of Vulnerabilities (of the FSB)
SCSI Standing Committee on Standards Implementation (of the FSB)
SDR Special Drawing Right
SEACEN South East Asian Central Banks
Semis Semi-government securities (Australian state and territory government securities)
SRC Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation (of the FSB)
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
TRI Cash Rate Total Return Index
WHS work health and safety
WHS Act Work Health and Safety Act 2011