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Chief economist update: When monetary and fiscal policies don't meet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
... reporting: "Negative interest rates, central bank lending to commercial banks, purchases of financial assets such as government bonds and "forward guidance" pledges on stimulus by central bankers". Lowe's concern is that the RBA would be forced to ...
Aussie bond fund added to Zenith model portfolio
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
... including sector rotation, credit selection and, to a lesser extent, interest-rate and yield curve positioning," Wright said. "Bonds form a key component of an investor's portfolio and more specifically their exposure to the fixed interest asset class ...
Purdue bankruptcy vindicates ESG screens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
... crisis." While Purdue was a privately owned company, many investors unwittingly had exposure to it through US corporate bonds. Schroders global head of stewardship Jessica Ground explained earlier in the year that Purdue was an example of why it was ...
QIC launches China bond fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
... Queensland-based asset management giant has received official approval for its partnered fund that will invest in China corporate bonds. The US$50 million QIC Ping An China Corporate Bond Fund is a partnership between QIC and China's Ping An Asset ...
Chief economist update: This is a job for the RBA (and the Treasury)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
... rate to a new record low of 0.75%. The All Ordinaries index gained 0.5% and the yield on 10-year Australian government bonds fell to 1.06% (1.13%) as investors switched to these relatively higher yielding assets. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' ...
Colchester launches new fund
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... which corporates cannot." Colchester said the fund is not intended to act as a substitute for developed market sovereign bonds but said it does offer attractive income, diversification and return characteristics. "Colchester has a 10-year track record ...
Foresight launches new wholesale fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 10 SEP 2019
... amongst other renewable projects. The loans will be structured under a sustainability framework and certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative and verified by the Carbon Trust. Foresight said the fund's target is 4-4.5% over the RBA cash rate. This is ...
Time to reset member return expectations?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
... members. Since the GFC, the world has entered "very strange and uncharted economic times", typified by the issuance of bonds with negative coupons by several European countries. Meanwhile, global debt sits at 225% of GDP at USD$184 trillion and the RBA ...
BNY Mellon adds to Melbourne team
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... debt, where clients include international giants such as McDonalds, General Electric and JP Morgan issuing A$-denominated bonds and local companies such as CSL and Transurban. Mistry worked at Citi in corporate trust sales in the Middle East and North ...
Chief economist update: Wheels of US recession in motion
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
... "technical factors such as a flight to quality or global economic or currency situations that trigger demand for long-term bonds", according to The Independent , before the US recession of 2001. Before the 'Great Recession' of 2008, 'El Maestro' ...
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