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Impact investing set to skyrocket: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
... investment products across the country. It found that the majority of impact investment products are "green" or "sustainable" bonds ($17 billion), while $2.9 billion was held by Australian investors in real assets, private debt, public and private equity ...
Chief economist update: What to expect when you're expecting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
... settings unchanged - the targets for the official cash rate at 0.25% and the yield on three-year Australian government bonds of around 25 basis points. While it's still early days, the Australian central bank and the Morrison government's largesse ...
Impact offers opportunity during crisis: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 1 JUN 2020
... challenges of this growing investment space," Logue said. The report said social impact investments, such as social impact bonds, provide a way for governments to fund innovative programs that address challenges such as homelessness and youth unemployment. ...
BlackRock iShares launches two ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
iShares today listed two exchange traded funds on the ASX that invest in Australian corporate bonds. The iShares Yield Plus ETF (IYLD) tracks a customised Bloomberg index that measures the performance of the Australian corporate bond market after excluding ...
Is the worst yet to come?
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... of the penetration of central banks into asset markets," Doyle said. "We are all used to central banks buying government bonds and asset backed securities in the mortgage market, but there has been this step up into credit markets. "It's not a big step ...
Super escapes COVID-19 hit
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
... more cash than they started it. The increase is the biggest on record, according to Dunnin. When taken in conjunction with bonds, total liquidity of NFP funds increased to 37% over the quarter marginally exceeding the 37% held by retail super funds. ...
Iress inks bond exchange partnership
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
... software provider Iress has partnered with the Australian Bond Exchange in a move designed to increase investors' access to bonds. A partnership between Iress and the Australian Bond Exchange will allow users of Iress software to access the entire suite ...
Super fund to remediate members
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
... superannuation fund is remediating some members after identifying performance discrepancies in its cash and Australian bonds holdings. REI Super said the average estimated credit is less than $60 per member, and the effect of remediation on fund members ...
The future is fast arriving: BlackRock
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
... change our long-term return expectations - and shift our strategic asset class preferences away from nominal government bonds and toward credit." Five-year returns are expected to be negative across developed markets, the Institute said, with yields ...
Balanced funds fundamentally flawed
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... difficult to understand why," he said. "Over the years, these portfolios have switched from low interest-bearing government bonds to infrastructure, credit and property in the belief these assets would act as defensive proxies for low yielding debt instruments." ...
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