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The ETF market continues to develop and it’s surprising the diversification you can add in a single trade. Diversification can be through: The sheer number of invested securities Various types of bonds such as fixed rate, floating rate or specific sub sectors such as government, corporate, high yield or emerging...
Elizabeth Moran sits down to talk with Markus Mueller, Co-Founder of The Australian Bond Exchange. Before co-founding ABE, Markus was Director/Branch Manager at Morgans/Reynolds, and before that was a Director of Reynolds Stockbrokers. He worked previously in private banking, fixed income and currencies in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. How...
Article by Allan Lane, founder and CEO of Algo-Chain With the continuing success of the ETF industry, it is quite something to hear the view of one group of insiders who often suggest that the growth of fixed income ETFs will go from strength to strength while another group decries...
How serious is the inflation threat? That was the question considered by expert panel hosted by Jamieson Coote Bonds in a webinar last week. The panel was led by esteemed economist, Saul Eslake, who was joined by JCB Chairman Mark Burgess and JCB CIO Charlie Jamieson. The presentation drilled down into...
Over the last decade, Australia's lending landscape has transformed. Gone are the days when the "big four" controlled the vast majority of Australians' credit needs. We've seen an influx of Non-Bank Lenders (NBLs) to the market, increasingly providing technology-driven lending solutions that traditional banking models have difficulty competing with....
Alternative fixed income manager CIP Asset Management (CIPAM) publish a monthly piece commenting on topics of interest for credit investors across a range of sub sectors. In this article, the company asked its investment teams why these COVID lockdowns seem different and then asked them to look beyond the...
Key takeaways: Fixed income is the only asset class that demonstrates a low to negative correlation to risk assets. Fixed income provides highly efficient returns per unit of risk. Fixed income is an effective tool to manage drawdown risk. A passive manager cannot express duration, curve, sector or security...
BetaShares' chief economist David Bassanese responds to the suggestion that The Reserve Bank should face its first independent review in 40 years under a proposal from the OECD, which says it is time to address the central bank’s failure to meet key economic targets in recent years and deal...
Elizabeth Moran sits down to talk with Warren Bird about his long and varied career starting as an economist working for Treasury in Canberra, to his momentous role alongside Chris Cuffe at First State, which became Colonial First State, to his most recent role as Executive Director at Uniting...
Global asset manager Janus Henderson has outstanding research capabilities. This article gives us insight into their thinking about investing in investment-grade BBB rated securities versus sub-investment-grade BB rated securities. It also explains some key educational terms and includes a glossary. We suggest you take your time reading the article...

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