fixed income

Richard Quin

The typical Australian investment portfolio is largely split between cash/government bonds and equities, with a strong domestic focus. Safety and familiarity are the appeals here. Focusing on these two extreme ends of the investment spectrum has worked beautifully well over recent decades. Both equities and cash/government bonds provided returns comfortably... Show More

Craig Morabito

Over the past decade, the value of the investment grade (IG) corporate bond market has nearly doubled, from USD4.8 trillion in June 2008 to USD9.3 trillion today. Interestingly, the weighting of BBB rated bonds in the IG market has risen at an even quicker pace. Over the same period, issues... Show More

Kapstream Capital

April nineteen sixty eight. Fifty years ago. It was perhaps the first mainstream introduction to fictional Artificial Intelligence (AI) when we met ‘HAL 9000’, the supercomputer controlling the spacecraft Discovery in Arthur C Clarke and Stanley Kubrick’s confounding sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. HAL was an early exercise in... Show More

Steven Fleming

Investors hunting for yield from listed companies today face unreliable yields, and falling capital values as rates creep higher, as well as new additional risks posed by government policies. However, investors can diversify their income and access comparable yields from other parts of the market not exposed to such headwinds. Show More

Simon Fletcher

The domestic Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS), and broader securitisation market has historically been restricted to institutional investors. However, the Gryphon Capital Income Trust (GCIT) offers a unique investment opportunity in providing exposure to this market for retail investors. Show More