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Trading Desk Update March 2020

  • 01.Apr.2020
  • Mark Crowhurst,  Challis

Keep up to date with the latest market data from our Trading Desk.

Interest Rate Futures

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
90 DAY BANK BILL (FRONT) 0.790% 0.340%
3 YEAR BOND 0.465% 0.270%
10 YEAR BOND 0.815% 0.740%

Interest Rate Swaps

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
3 YEAR (Q/Q) 0.466% 0.378%
10 YEAR (S/S) 0.919% 0.893%

Term Deposits

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
1 MNTH

 

0.60%
3 MONTH 1.10%
6 MONTH 1.05%

Canstar: Highest available TD rates for $10,000 investment in a Top 4 Bank TD for 1, 3 and 6 months as at 02 APR 2020

Currencies

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
AUD/USD 0.6515 0.6131
AUD/EUR 0.5905 0.5560
AUD/GBP 0.5080 0.4939

Five Most Traded XTBs

XTB 29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
1. YTMDO1 1.45% 3.12%
2. YTMQF3 1.26% 3.12%
3. YTMQF2 1.10% 2.52%
4. YTMLL1 1.60%
5. YTMAGL 2.01% 2.90%

Yield Range of XTBs

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
YTMQF4: Qantas 2.95% APR 29 4.83%
YTMNA1: NAB 4.75% MAR 20 0.60% 1.02%

Equity Markets

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
ASX 200 6,441.2 5,076.8
S&P 500 2,954.2 2,584.6
FTSE 100 6,580.6 5,672.0
SHANGHAI COMPOSITE 2,880.3 2,750.3

Interest Rate Benchmarks

29 FEB 20 MOVE 31 MAR 20
RBA CASH RATE 0.75% 0.50%
3 MONTH BBSW 0.3733%

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

  • 29Oct 2020

    YTMDO2: DOWNER 3.70% 29 APR 2026

    This is the coupon date

  • 05Nov 2020

    YTMAGL: AGL ENERGY 5.00% 05 NOV 2021

    This is the coupon date

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