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Trading Desk Update: March 2018

  • 02.APR.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

28 FEB 18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 1.810% 1.890%
3 YEAR BOND 2.200% 2.135%
10 YEAR BOND 2.840% 2.615%

Interest Rate Swaps

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 2.176% 2.168%
10 YEAR (S/S) 2.935% 2.811%

Term Deposits

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 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

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
AUD/USD 0.7762 0.7678
AUD/EUR 0.6365 0.6242
AUD/GBP 0.5641 0.5477

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
1. YTMF08 BBSW + 0.47% BBSW + 0.53%
2. YTMF06 BBSW + 0.18% BBSW + 0.24%
3. YTMLL1 2.45% 2.52%
4. YTMF09 BBSW + 0.27% BBSW + 0.39%
5. YTMD01 3.01% 3.26%

Yield Range of XTBs

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
YTMAWC: ALUMINA 6.75% NOV 19 3.26% 3.94%
YTMDXS: DEXUS 5.75% SEP 18 1.14% 1.08%

Equity Markets

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
ASX 200 6,016.0 5,759.4
S&P 500 2,713.8 2,640.9
FTSE 100 7,231.9 7,056.6
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 3,259.4 3,160.5

Interest Rate Benchmarks

28 FEB  18 MOVE 29 MAR 18
RBA CASH RATE 1.50% 1.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 1.8050% 2.035%

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

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  • 25Dec 2018

    CHRISTMAS DAY

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