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Trading Desk update: December 2018

  • 07.JAN.2019
  • Mark Crowhurst,  Challis Investment Partners

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XTB Total Returns: Analysis of $10,000 investment

December Trading Desk Update Total Returns

Source: Australian Corporate Bond Company

Interest Rate Futures

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 1.960% 1.940%
3 YEAR BOND 2.065% 1.800%
10 YEAR BOND 2.605% 2.320%

Interest Rate Swaps

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 2.111% 1.918%
10 YEAR (S/S) 2.778% 2.556%

Term Deposits

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 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

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
AUD/USD 0.7306 0.7049
AUD/EUR 0.6457 0.6147
AUD/GBP 0.5730 0.5526

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
1. YTMF09 BBSW + 0.41% BBSW + 0.40%
2. YTMF06 BBSW + 0.24% BBSW + 0.18%
3. YTMAWC 4.02% 3.69%
4. YTMF08  BBSW + 0.49% BBSW + 0.53%
5. YTMQF3 3.03% 2.85%

Yield Range of XTBs

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
YTMAWC: ALUMINA 5.50% NOV 19 4.02% 3.69%
YTMGPT: GPT 6.75% JAN 19 2.32% 0.51%

Equity Markets

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
ASX 200 5,667.2 5,646.4
S&P 500 2,760.2 2,506.9
FTSE 100 6,980.2 6,728.1
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 2,588.2 2,493.9

Interest Rate Benchmarks

30 NOV 18 MOVE 31 DEC 18
RBA CASH RATE 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 1.92% 2.09%

Sources: Australian Corporate Bond Company, Bloomberg & Canstar

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

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.

Events

  • 22Jan 2019

    YTMAPA: APA 7.75% 22 JUL 2020

    This is the coupon date

  • 23Jan 2019

    YTMF06: Suncorp BBSW + 1.10% 23 APR 2019

    This is the coupon date

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