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A major credit event could be coming

Livewire Equities

Roger Montgomery, Chief Investment Officer at Montgomery Investment Management, is worried about rising default levels in the US. “I’m very concerned that we’re about to see some sort of credit event,” he said in a recent interview. “Between now and 2020… we’re going to see in the US alone, something... Show More

Implications of rising US rates for Australian companies holding US Debt

Angus Coote

When the tide goes out all boats are effected. Unfortunately for Aussie corporates with offshore debt, 2016 is shaping as a challenging year in global debt markets. Investment Grade credit spreads (a measure of corporate debt quality) have been widening/cheapening since mid 2014, however, the high yield and leveraged loan... Show More