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APRA releases quarterly authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) performance statistics for December 2014

Tuesday 3 March 2015

 

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution Performance publication for the December 2014 quarter. This publication contains information on ADIs’ financial performance, financial position, capital adequacy and asset quality.

Over the year ending 31 December 2014, ADIs recorded net profit after tax of $34.4 billion. This is an increase of $3.4 billion (11.1 per cent) on the year ending 31 December 2013.

As at 31 December 2014, the total assets of ADIs were $4.3 trillion, an increase of $374.7 billion (9.4 per cent) over the year. The total capital base of ADIs was $218.3 billion at 31 December 2014 and risk-weighted assets were $1.8 trillion at that date. The capital adequacy ratio for all ADIs was 12.5 per cent.

Impaired assets and past due items were $27.3 billion, a decrease of $6.9 billion (20.1 per cent) over the year. Total provisions were $15.0 billion, a decrease of $6.3 billion (29.5 per cent) over the year.

Refer to the December 2014 Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution Performance publication. 

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.