One of the key benefits wholesale FIIG clients enjoy is direct access to all new bond issuance from the Origination team in the primary market.
The last 2 months have really seen the positioning of the portfolio deliver strongly in response to market moves, with the return jumping to 8.9% p.a. since inception.
The top bonds available this week from FIIG. W/C 19 August 2019
The Solactive FIIG Australian High Yield and Non-Rated Bond TR Index is a new index that allows investors to assess performance of the AUD high yield (HY) bond market.
With market interest rates falling rapidly over the month – the Australian 10 year bond fell from 1.36% to 1.18% over the course of July – holding existing longer dated positions (in line with the consistent strategy held since inception) was the most advantageous position to be in.
Interest rates are currently low. That was by far the biggest concern mentioned in the bond survey. People are drowning in worry about low interest rates and their effect on bonds. So let’s address that.
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The top bonds available this week from FIIG. W/C 5 August 2019
Australian bonds have returned approximately 2% p.a. more than bank deposits, and are a lot less volatile than shares, with only a slightly lower return.
Having come to Australia from Scotland in 1970 with only $200 to their name, FIIG client Dr. John Boulton and his wife Frøydis have worked hard to create a financial environment of stability and security.