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.

Education (basics)

A simple guide to bond terms and returns

Understanding the terms and the return of fixed income securities or interest rate securities as they are frequently named can be confusing. This article provides a guide that should help you to understand some of the different features of the investments and how to interpret the returns quoted, and includes a list of key definitions

General

BBSW changes complete

This week the ASX began calculating the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) using real transactions at traded prices. This is an important benchmark used in pricing and revaluing a wide range of financial instruments including mortgages, corporate bonds and derivatives

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