PET - Plain English Taxonomy

Attribute: CS02368
Label: Other Derivative Contracts - Swaps
Concept Guidance:
This is a balancing item in the list in which it is being used.This is the value, as at the relevant date, of other swap derivative contracts, consistent with the classification and measurement basis used for derivatives by institutions in accordance with accounting standards.This balancing item represents total swap derivative contracts less those contracts which are classed as any of the following:- Interest rate contracts;- Foreign exchange contracts;- Gold contracts; or- Equity contracts.A Swap is a financial instrument representing a transaction in which two parties agree to swap or exchange some obligation, generally a series of cash flows on differing terms.Derivatives are generally defined as those instruments/contracts, where the value is based on other products, and/or on prices associated with financial products. Derivative contracts involve:- Future delivery, receipt or exchange of financial items such as cash or another derivative instrument; or- Future exchange of real assets for financial items where the contract may be tradeable and has a market value.The contracts can either be binding on both parties (e.g. as with a currency swap) or subject to the exercise by one party of a right contained within the contract (as with options).Report this item regardless of whether favourable or unfavourable to the reporting entity. 
Form-Specifc Guidance:
While not intended as an exhaustive list, other derivative contracts may include the following:
- swaps;
- forwards;
- purchased options;
- similar derivative contracts based on precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium;
- energy contracts;
- agricultural contracts;
- base metals (such as aluminium, copper and zinc);
- other non-precious metal commodity contracts; and
- any contracts covering other items, that give rise to credit risk.

Netting should not be applied when reporting amounts within the Statement of Derivative Activity.
Dimension Member Description
This dimension categorises an Authorised Deposit-taking Institution's holdings of financial instruments based on the 'book type' ('Banking Book' or 'Trading Book') to which the instrument belongs, as determined in accordance with relevant prudential standards.
The information reported relates to an Authorised Deposit-taking Institution's holdings of financial instruments in the trading book, as agreed with APRA.
This dimension categorises the reported data according to the measurement scenario under which the reported value was calculated.
The value reported is the notional principal amount. The notional principal amount represents the face value, or gross amount, of an off-balance sheet transaction.This does not represent the fair value.
This dimension categorises the reported data according to the channel or medium through which investments are made.
These are investments that are not made through a recognised exchange for the products being transacted. These are typically referred to as "Unlisted" or "Over The Counter (OTC)" investments.