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Low rates support some bond managers: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... "Credit spreads have widened especially further down the quality spectrum, and credit issuance softened. High-grade sovereign bonds have outperformed credit," the report said. The analysis found that CFS Wholesale Australian Bond has been leading the ...
Chief economist update: Water, water everywhere and not a fish to catch
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... latest reports, our bond market holdings. There's really nowhere to hide when even safe-haven assets like sovereign bonds are being sold down. Investors fear that central bank largesse and government stimulus programmes being implemented to mitigate ...
Volatility hits super funds
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... partially," he said. "That idea of having a superannuation option where you've got property, and infrastructure, and bonds, and corporate debt, and shares, and overseas shares, and technology stocks for example, gives members a fairly wide exposure ...
Wall Street tumbles, ASX holds ground
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... cut would not cure market volatility or the economic slowdown. "We recommend investors remain cautious, recognizing that bonds have provided - an we expect will continue to provide - diversification against precipitous equity market declines," Cielinski ...
US turns to QE, RBA to follow
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... economic impact of the virus. RBA governor Philip Lowe said the central bank "stands ready to purchase Australian government bonds." Lowe made the announcement on Monday, following the Fed's decision overnight. Lowe said: "Australia's financial ...
Alternatives to lead the way: J.P. Morgan
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... "There are two roles alternatives play in a current portfolio; diversification and income," Khazzam said. "10-year Treasury bonds are trading in some cases below 0.5%, and the rest of the world has zero or negative rates. There is going to be even more ...
Chief economist update: The cure for Italy's tourism problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2020
... late-2018 to early-2019 when 10-year Italian bond yields soared to as high as 3.65% - compared with the 0.47% rate on German bonds - as financial markets became concerned over the country's ability to pay down its debts. This is because the country's ...
Chief economist update: The crash we have to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
... higher yields, moral hazard and lower rates for longer have reduced risks anyway. One such high risk investment is junk bonds. It offers relatively higher yield to the investor and relatively lower cost for the issuer. Financial Times notes that energy ...
Equities not that expensive: Hamish Douglass
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... changed. "We have now got cash rates in Australia below 1%, we actually have our 10-year bond yields below 1%. US 10-year bonds are at 50 year lows, I think they are actually at historic lows," he said. "Believe it or not, Greek bonds -the country that ...
UNSW to ditch fossil fuels
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... University said it will divest from direct ownership and any commingled funds that include public equities and corporate bonds of companies whose primary business is the ownership and exploitation of fossil fuels reserves by 2025. UNSW president and ...
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