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Trading Desk Update: February 2018

  • 01.MAR.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

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

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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