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Trading Desk Update: April 2018

  • 01.MAY.2018
  • 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

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: This information is general in nature and does not constitute a financial product recommendation. Past performance is no guarentee of future performance.

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

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