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Trading Desk Update: July 2018

  • 06.AUG.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 JUN 18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 2.000% 1.990%
3 YEAR BOND 2.080% 2.110%
10 YEAR BOND 2.640% 2.655%

Interest Rate Swaps

29 JUN  18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 2.163% 2.191%
10 YEAR (S/S) 2.836% 2.858%

Term Deposits

29  JUN  18 MOVE 31 JUL 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 JUN  18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
AUD/USD 0.7405 0.7424
AUD/EUR 0.6337 0.6351
AUD/GBP 0.5607 0.5657

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 29 JUN  18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
1. YTMQF3 3.08% 3.14%
2. YTMAWC 3.74% 3.78%
3. YTMF08 BBSW + 0.57% BBSW + 0.49%
4. YTMLL1 2.55% 2.74%
5. YTMDO1 3.20% 3.03%

Yield Range of XTBs

29 JUN 18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
YTMAWC: ALUMINA 5.50% NOV 19 3.74% 3.78%
YTMWES: Wesfarmers 6.25% MAR 19 1.80% 1.93%

Equity Markets

29 JUN 18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
ASX 200 6,194.6 6,280.2
S&P 500 2,718.4 2,816.3
FTSE 100 7,636.9 7,748.8
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 2,847.4 2,876.4

Interest Rate Benchmarks

29 JUN 18 MOVE 31 JUL 18
RBA CASH RATE 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 2.035% 2.00%

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

  • 23Oct 2018

    YTMSCG: SCENTRE 5.00% 23 OCT 2019

    This is the coupon date

  • 23Oct 2018

    YTMF06: SUNCORP BBSW+1.10% 23 APR 2019

    This is the coupon date

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