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Trading Desk update: September 2019

  • 08.OCT.2019
  • Mark Crowhurst, Challis Investment Partners

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 AUGUST 19 MOVE 30 SEPTEMBER 19 90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 0.990% ∨ 0.940% 3 YEAR BOND 0.615% ∧ 0.705% 10…

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Trading Desk update: September 2019

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 AUGUST…

  • Mark Crowhurst
  • Challis Investment Partners
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The bond rally pauses for breath

September 2019: A Month in Review Despite central banks remaining in monetary easing mode (lowering interest rates), bonds in major markets rose in yield.  This produced the first negative monthly…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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Spring-cleaning your closet?

Don’t forget your portfolio It’s that time of year many of us overhaul closets to remove clutter and clear space. Like our closets, many of us compile investment portfolios over…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Understanding Quantitative Easing

A lot can change in 6 months Early this year we wrote about Quantitative Tightening or QT. Back in February, before fears of trade wars and low inflation became the…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Corporate bonds: The simple mechanics

If you’re looking for an investment that offers a regular income and a known return but are new to corporate bonds, let’s take you through the key mechanics. Bond basics       …

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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Mind the Gap

Why not all fixed income is created equal With equity market volatility on the rise, billions of dollars are pouring into the fixed income space as people seek out “safe…

  • Kylie Purcell
  • finder.com.au
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BBSW – 6 key facts behind what it is…

BBSW and Floating-Rate Bonds The Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) is an important metric in many markets including the bond and hybrid markets. It’s used as the floating-rate note (FRN)…

  • Richard Murphy
  • XTB
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How to use the Cash Flow Tool

The Cash Flow Tool is designed to help you easily estimate the cash flows associated with a single or portfolio of XTBs.  Our step-by-step guide takes you through the tool…

  • Sara Lewis
  • XTB
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Trading Desk update: August 2019

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 JULY…

  • Mark Crowhurst
  • Challis Investment Partners
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Bond Market: The month that was August 2019

Central Bank concerns and trade wars extend bond rally  Australian bonds produced another positive monthly performance (lower yields and higher prices), with a second RBA rate cut for the year…

  • Ian Martin
  • XTB
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