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Looking ahead to 2019

  • 10.DEC.2018
  • Ian Martin, XTB

Bond market outlook for 2019 A key piece of the puzzle to forecasting 2019 will be put in place when the Federal Reserve meets on 20 December. Despite the Fed Chairman’s recent comments which are interpreted as dovish, I still expect the fourth 0.25% rate hike to occur taking the…

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Looking ahead to 2019

Bond market outlook for 2019 A key piece of the puzzle to forecasting 2019 will be put in place when the Federal Reserve meets on 20 December. Despite the Fed…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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Bond Market: The month that was November 2018

November 2018: A Month in Review - Risk On, Risk Off, Repeat The roller coaster of speculation on trade wars continued. A new feature of the market was comments by…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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Top 10 indicators for Aussie bonds - INFOGRAPHIC

Market indicators have a strong influence on market movement. Whether it’s the latest cash rate target of the RBA or employment statistics in the US. How does one interpret these…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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Trading Desk update: November 2018

Keep up to date with the latest market data from our Trading Desk. XTB Total Returns: Analysis of $10,000 investment   Source: Australian Corporate Bond Company Interest Rate Futures 31…

  • Mark Crowhurst
  • Challis Investment Partners
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Three alternatives to a term deposit

Term deposits remain popular despite the general consensus that low rates are likely to linger well into the New Year. For those seeking a low-maintenance, low-risk approach to saving, term…

  • Bessie Hassan, Money Expert
  • finder.com.au
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Five more floating-rate XTBs on ASX

Our new PDS of XTBs increases the range of XTBs available and offers trading margins up to 0.86% as at 28 Nov 2018. XTB TICKER ISSUER COUPON MATURITY YTMF17 AMP…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Feel like your money is languishing in TDs or…

Whether its indifference or oversight make your money work harder Investor behaviour can be puzzling. Psychologists, financial advisers, investment managers and other observers of human nature have long pondered the…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Floating-rate bonds rising popularity - Ride the wave

The cash rate has been static for the past 27 months. Many people have concerns about investing in fixed-rate bonds immediately before a potential rise in rates. Increasingly investors are…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Brokerage-free XTB Trading

Trade XTBs brokerage-free until 14 December 2018 We launched XTBs to meet the needs of investors who are looking for capital stability alongside a regular, reliable income stream. Does this…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Bond Market: The month that was October 2018

Bond Market October 2018: A Month in Review A mixed month for global bond markets. Comments from the Federal Reserve in the USA emphasized their confidence in the US economy.…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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