Liz Moran

Elizabeth Moran

Director – Education and Research

Elizabeth is a nationally recognised expert in the fixed income asset class and is a regular contributor to The Australian. She frequently writes for and is quoted in other press.

Elizabeth has been with FIIG for ten years and for much of that time has been a corporate and bank analyst. In recent years her passion for education has seen her role shift, to author/ edit FIIG’s “The Australian Guide to Fixed Income” and an online fixed income course for Financial Advisers. She continues to edit FIIG’s weekly newsletter, “The WIRE”.

In her role as Director of Education, Elizabeth has delivered presentations at conferences across Australia.

Last year Elizabeth was appointed to the board of the Australian Investors Association.

Prior to joining FIIG, Elizabeth worked as an Editor/Analyst for Rapid Ratings, writing daily press releases for Bloomberg.

Elizabeth spent five years in London, three working as a credit rating analyst for NatWest Markets.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Business, Elizabeth joined State Bank Victoria/Commonwealth Bank, where she held management roles in communication and trained in corporate credit analysis.


Travel to new places with Sydney Airport bonds

Attention Sydney Airport holders, with the 2030s selling at a premium, it may be time to switch to the 2020 inflation linked bond for great relative value. You don't have to hold bonds to maturity, investors prepared to trade can earn higher returns. This note tells the story

Education (advanced)

Bond yields for direct bond investors

Bonds are usually a very simple investment. In their most common form you lend your funds to a company or a government, and in return they pay you interest on set dates and return capital at maturity. But some bonds and hybrids have call dates which can add a level of complexity when quoting a yield

Trade opportunities

A big year for RMBS

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