Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 23 November 2022
$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 40 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
82,110 1,062
Australian notes on issue 102,850 73 Australian dollar investments[2] 538,703 -2,243
Exchange Settlement balances 461,747 6,869 Other assets (including clearing items) 2,613 -388
Deposits (excluding Exchange Settlement balances) 53,020 -12,959      
Other liabilities[3] 5,769 4,448      
Total 623,426 -1,569 Total 623,426 -1,569
Summary historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Summary on the Reserve Bank's web site. The Bank's liabilities and assets data are also provided on a more disaggregated basis in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Detailed; this data is provided on a lagged basis of up to 4 months.

Footnotes

Gold and foreign exchange
Movements in this item reflect:
a. the Bank's transactions in gold and foreign exchange (including under swaps) and foreign securities;
b. earnings and changes in the valuation of gold and foreign currency investments, including changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.
In the week to 23 November the rise mainly reflects item (b).
[1]

Australian dollar investments
Movements in this item reflect:
a. the Bank's transactions in securities;
b. earnings and changes in the valuation of the Bank's Australian dollar investments.
In the week to 23 November the fall mainly reflects item (a).
[2]

Other liabilities
This item includes current year earnings, the counterpart obligation arising from transactions in repurchase agreements, and obligations arising from the outright purchase of securities which have been contracted but not yet settled. Valuation reserves which reflect accumulated gains or losses on the Bank's assets from movements in domestic and foreign yields, and exchange rates, are also included (and may result in a negative balance being reported in this line item).
[3]