Week in review

Trading Desk

The prospect of two further rate cuts puts more pressure on the Australian dollar, while evidence builds for a rate rise in the US

Monday 30 May 2016 by

US long term interest rates

Last night the US Fed released their carefully watched minutes from October’s meeting which made it quite clear they thought a December increase in rates was needed

Thursday 19 November 2015 by

Credit ratings impact cost of funding

A US bond insurer, Assured Guaranty recently had its credit rating upgraded leading to positive news for two Australian entities: Envestra and MPC which issue bonds insured or "wrapped" by Assured Guaranty.