Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) fulfils the role as the State’s central financial services and corporate treasury services provider, working with its public sector clients to assist them to achieve sound financial risk management consistent with the Government’s goal of financial and economic responsibility.
Within this broader role, WATC’s principal activities involve funding and debt management, asset and investment management, financial advisory services, financial risk management and treasury management services and systems.
14 December 2017
A quarterly economic update and WATC happeningsPDF Download PDF
15 October 2017
Launch of WATC's 2016/17 annual report online.
19 September 2017
WATC updated borrowing program for 2017/18.
23 March 2018PDF Download PDF
23 March 2018
Aussie employment rose 17.5k (seasonally adjusted) in February and the unemployment rate rose by 0.1ppt to 5.6%. The Fed hiked rates, while the Bank of England kept rates on hold. The US moves a step closer to imposing tariffs on Chinese imports, sending a shudder through financial markets.PDF Download PDF
23 March 2018
Equities were hit hard and bond yields fell overnight as US President Trump moved a step closer to imposing tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese goods imports.PDF Download PDF
22 March 2018
Headline employment continued to increase in February, up a seasonally adjusted 17.5k in the month following a revised 12.5k rise in January (down from +16.0k).PDF Download PDF