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Trading Desk Update: April 2018

  • 01.MAY.2018
  • Mark Crowhurst,  Challis Investment Partners

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XTB Total Returns: Analysis of $10,000 investment

Source: Australian Corporate Bond Company

Interest Rate Futures

29 MAR 18 MOVE 30 APR 18
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 1.890% 1.970%
3 YEAR BOND 2.135% 2.220%
10 YEAR BOND 2.615% 2.785%

Interest Rate Swaps

29 MAR  18 MOVE 30 APR 18
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 2.168% 2.248%
10 YEAR (S/S) 2.811% 2.925%

Term Deposits

29 MAR  18 MOVE 30 APR 18
1 MONTH 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH 2.00% 2.00%
6 MONTH 2.10% 2.10%

Canstar: Highest available TD rates for $10,000 investment in a Top 4 Bank TD for 1, 3 and 6 months

Currencies

29 MAR  18 MOVE 30 APR 18
AUD/USD 0.7678 0.7530
AUD/EUR 0.6242 0.6234
AUD/GBP 0.5477 0.5471

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 29 MAR  18 MOVE 30 APR 18
1. YTMDO1 3.26% 3.39%
2. YTMSCG 2.48% 2.49%
3. YTMQF3 3.10% 3.20%
4. YTMF08 BBSW + 0.53% BBSW + 0.54%
5. YTMF06 BBSW + 0.24%% BBSW + 0.32%

Yield Range of XTBs

29 MAR 18 MOVE 30 APR 18
YTMAWC: ALUMINA 6.75% NOV 19 3.94% 4.18%
YTMDXS: DEXUS 5.75% SEP 18 1.08% 0.95%

Equity Markets

29 MAR 18 MOVE 30 APR 18
ASX 200 5,759.4 5,982.7
S&P 500 2,640.9 2,648.1
FTSE 100 7,056.6 7,509.3
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 3,160.5 3,082.2

Interest Rate Benchmarks

29 MAR 18 MOVE 30 APR 18
RBA CASH RATE 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 2.035% 2.035%

Sources: Australian Corporate Bond Company, Bloomberg & Canstar

Disclaimer
The information in this article is general in nature. It should not be the sole source of information. It does not take into account the investment objectives or circumstances of any particular investor. You should consider, with or without advice from a professional adviser, whether an investment is appropriate to your circumstances. Australian Corporate Bond Company Limited is the Securities Manager of XTBs and will earn fees in connection with an investment in XTBs.

Mark Crowhurst is Head of Trading at Challis Investment Partners, Market Makers for XTBs.

Events

  • 19Oct 2018

    YTMTL2: Telstra 4.00% 19 APR 2027

    This is the coupon date

  • 20Oct 2018

    YTMAP1: APT PIPELINES 3.75% 20 OCT 2023

    This is the coupon date

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