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.


Quantifying the risk of bonds with S&P credit ratings

Each year S&P Global releases a global report that shows defaults as well as rating movements (upgrades and downgrades). This note provides valuable information for all investors but even more so for wholesale qualified clients who can access individual bond credit ratings. Yet again the report shows that investment grade securities are a statistically low risk way to invest.


Questions about running an SMSF in 2019

Last month our resident SMSF expert, Tony Negline held a webinar about running an SMSF in 2019. There were a few questions we didn’t get to, so we thought we’d publish a note answering them, as well as a few of the most common questions from a long list

Read more