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Aussie fundie receives global recognition

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... active managers working across all asset classes, monitoring their ratings on a monthly basis. Every month a manager earning a AAA rating received six points, while an AA rating was worth five points and so on and tallied for five years. Howitt scored ...

ASIC, IOSCO report on debt capital raisings

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... COVID-19 pandemic. Notable transactions include Virgin Australia's $250 million B-rated issue in March 2019, a $2.5 billion AAA-rated issue from the Treasury Corporation Victoria in March 2019, the Commonwealth Government's $19 billion AAA-rated transaction ...

Chief economist update: Is Dan still the man?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... interest rates for markets now fear that the state's extended lockdown risks taking Victoria's credit rating below AAA status. However, a downgrade in Victoria's credit rating is the least of Andrews' problems. Dan's bigger worry ...

Labor says yes, economists say no to SG rise

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
... issue was a major matter of public importance, saying the $3 trillion industry is the reason Australia has held on to its AAA rating. "We have had this slug taken to the existing national superannuation pile. Furthermore, there is a second big slug being ...

Advisers bolt to cash, gold

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020
... equal amount in outflows of riskier assets, namely Australian equities. The BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF (AAA) and ETF Securities Physical Gold (GOLD) were the top two ETFs receiving $166 million and $133 million respectively in July ...

Chief economist update: Could COVID-19 dissenters be correct?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... small businesses doubt they can survive latest lockdown The Australian: Victoria lockdown to slash GDP and risk state's AAA credit rating The Sydney Morning Herald: Victorian lockdown make RBA decision tougher It could get worse, for as news.com.au ...

Government announces $184bn deficit

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... undermine the structural integrity of the Budget with all three major credit ratings agencies having now reaffirmed Australia's AAA credit rating during the pandemic." The economic support in response to COVID-19 is estimated to have increased the level ...

Chief economist update: Australian outlook under COVID-19

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... that, the budget blowout has not stirred nor shaken credit rating agencies. S&P Global Ratings maintained Australia's AAA rating and negative outlook because it "reflects our expectation that the economy will begin to recover from recession during ...

Chief economist update: Still the best and better than all the rest

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... forth and spend to save the economy from its first and only recession in 29 years. Even better, Australia has retained its AAA credit rating despite the government's massive spending. As Moody's Investor Service noted when it recently maintained ...

BetaShares launches new ETF

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020
... decline. The bonds which GGOV invests in are typically of very high credit quality, with 40% of the bonds in the portfolio rated AAA and an average portfolio credit rating of AA as at April 30 this year. The fund's index methodology selects only G7 government ...