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

Thursday 27 November 2014

 

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

Over the year ending 30 September 2014, ADIs recorded net profit after tax of $33.5 billion. This is an increase of $3.6 billion (12.0 per cent) on the year ending 30 September 2013.

As at 30 September 2014, the total assets of ADIs were $4.2 trillion, an increase of $345.0 billion (9.1 per cent) over the year. The total capital base of ADIs was $210.4 billion at 30 September 2014 and risk-weighted assets were $1.7 trillion at that date. The capital adequacy ratio for all ADIs was 12.4 per cent.

Impaired assets and past due items were $29.1 billion, a decrease of $7.4 billion (20.3 per cent) over the year. Total provisions were $16.6 billion, a decrease of $6.1 billion (26.9 per cent) over the year.

Refer to the September 2014 Quarterly ADI Performance Statistics publication.

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 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.