corporate bonds

Damien Wood

There appears to be a competition among Australian financial commentators of late about who can give the most bearish outlook on residential property prices. First down 5%, then 10%, 15%, 20% and recently 25%. The truth is no one really knows. What our study of other developed markets suggests, though,... Show More

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Alex Cowie

One of the most engaging parts of my role at Livewire is working with Australian fund managers to discuss their views and bring you great content. With over 400 managers now contributing to the platform, overseeing the content can feel like being at the epicentre of the market. Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

Every Monday, the team at Market Matters answers a number of questions from our subscribers. Today’s question is… “In today's Morning Report you talk about the danger in the bond market. I have a portfolio of commercial bonds from FIIG which is returning me about 7% pa. These are mainly... Show More

Richard Murphy

It's becoming increasingly apparent that central banks the world over are expecting low interest rates to prevail for many years to come. Right across the globe, low interest rates are the new norm. The crucial point is this: the current global and financial environment is unprecedented. So, what are the... Show More

Damien Wood

Brexit means uncertainty. Uncertainty on its impact on the UK economy and uncertainty on whether it sets a precedent for others in the EU. And investment markets do not respond well to spikes in uncertainty. But what does it mean for Australian corporate credit risk? Next to nothing. Earnings and... Show More