Westpac Banking Group

Trade opportunities

Three new DirectBonds

In a first for FIIG, one of our three new DirectBonds is a Chinese based food and vitamin group issuing a bond in USD, offering fantastic diversification to wholesale investors away from financials and resource companies

Opinion

Corporate bonds offer haven as Brexit looms

Britain’s crucial Brexit vote takes place on Thursday. Markets are getting progressively more nervous as polls converge with investors, realising it will take years to disengage from the EU and the drag this will have on trade and global growth if they decide to go

Week in review

Trading Desk

The Australian 10 year government bond trading at a record low, opinion polls show Brexit is much closer than expected and influx of recent Tier 2 issuance