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Trading Desk Update: February 2018

  • 01.MAR.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

31 JAN 18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 1.760% 1.810%
3 YEAR BOND 2.195% 2.110%
10 YEAR BOND 2.815% 2.795%

Interest Rate Swaps

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 2.211% 2.176%
10 YEAR (S/S) 2.973% 2.935%

Term Deposits

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 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

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
AUD/USD 0.8055 0.7762
AUD/EUR 0.6489 0.6365
AUD/GBP 0.5677 0.5641

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
1. YTMF08 BBSW + 0.45% BBSW + 0.47%
2. YTMF06 BBSW + 0.17% BBSW + 0.18%
3. YTMLL1 2.57% 2.45%
4. YTMF09 BBSW + 0.27% BBSW + 0.27%
5. YTMD01 3.11% 3.01%

Yield Range of XTBs

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
YTMGP1: GPT 3.66% AUG 26 3.44% 3.38%
YTMBOQ: BANK OF Q’LAND 4% JUN 18 0.73% 0.93%

Equity Markets

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
ASX 200 6,037.7 6,016.0
S&P 500 2,823.8 2,713.8
FTSE 100 7,533.6 7,231.9
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 3,480.8 3,259.4

Interest Rate Benchmarks

31 JAN  18 MOVE 28 Feb 18
RBA CASH RATE 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 1.775% 1.8050%

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

  • 19Dec 2018

    YTMNVN: NOVION 5.00% 19 DEC 2019

    This is the coupon date

  • 25Dec 2018

    CHRISTMAS DAY

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