With seven years experience, Zhongni is a proud specialist in fixed income and is passionate about educating clients and friends about the asset class and the benefits of bonds.
We take a look at negative yielding bonds and the implications for Australian bond investors.
As the Reserve Bank of Australia gradually pushes its policy rate toward 0%, the debate is growing if it will move to unconventional monetary policies
Looking back over the last three months, we have seen a great deal of activity across the trading desk. Around 30% of trades have been in USD and the high yield market has accounted for about 60% of all trades
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.
A question that comes up frequently is how do you build a bond portfolio? Jared Dillan from the 10th Man bond series shares his thoughts.
When investing, most people focus on the security they are buying and the associated risk and return but it is also very important to consider the other unseen benefits of being a client of FIIG.
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