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Price and yield – an inverse relationship

  • 01.MAY.2017
  • Richard Murphy, Australian Corporate Bond Company

Rising share prices and property values make for happy investors. An increase in interest rates results in higher term deposit rates and again, investors are pleased. An increase in bond yields however, and investors are not always content, sometimes confused, and often uncertain about the impact on their bond investments.…

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Price and yield – an inverse…

Rising share prices and property values make for happy investors. An increase in interest rates results in higher term deposit rates and again, investors are pleased. An increase in bond…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Why companies issue bonds

There are times when all companies need to raise money – whether it’s to fund an acquisition, to research and develop a new product, or enter a new market –…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Location, Location!

We all know the importance of location when it comes to buying property, whether to live in, holiday in, or as an investment. Did you know however, that location can…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Index funds vs XTBs: A comparison…

Individual trumps team performance when it comes to fixed income Market Update The RBA continues to be on hold. Their comments at the April meeting suggest that rates aren’t going…

  • Michael Rockliff
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Fixed or Floating rate XTBs. It’s…

I have been a bond trader globally for the last 30 years and I have given advice to global pension funds and asset managers.  When I set about the task…

  • Ian Martin
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Using bond maturity ladders to reduce…

For many investors, bond maturity ladders are a good way of mitigating duration or interest rate risk.  But they also have a very important application for retirees in pension phase,…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Bond measures explained

Yield to Maturity v. Current Yield v. Coupon Rate Yield to maturity, current yield, and coupon rate are all terms that describe aspects of bonds and XTBs.  Each term is…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company

Bond maturity ladders: a stairway to…

Portfolio diversification doesn’t begin and end with asset allocation and stock selection. If you’re investing in fixed income, you’ve got to consider duration and sequencing risk. Owners Advisory spoke to…

  • Julia Wood
  • Owners Advisory

Five reasons you need XTBs

Owners Advisory checks in with Richard Murphy, co-founder and CEO of Australian Corporate Bond Company, to find out why investors are putting more of their investment dollars into the corporate…

  • Julia Wood
  • Owners Advisory

XTB partners with Praemium to launch…

Reaffirms XTB’s commitment to growing the fixed income market. Our partnership with Praemium to launch a pure fixed income separately managed account (SMA) solution was covered in a number of the…

  • Richard Murphy
  • Australian Corporate Bond Company
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