No corporate bonds? Time to reconsider

Damien Wood

Spectrum Asset Management

Australian superannuation investors have largely shunned corporate bonds. Post the GFC this was logical for many. Why invest in Australian corporate bonds when you could get the same yield for less risk and less hassle by sticking with Australian bank deposits? This rationale is changing, however. Low-risk short-dated corporate bond yields are now moving higher than those on deposits. Spectrum sees this as a return to “normal”. If sustained, as we expect it will be, corporate bonds may be part of the solution for those frustrated with current deposit rates. To access the full report please go to (VIEW LINK)


Spectrum Asset Management

Damien has around 25 years of experience in global credit markets. He has worked in Sydney, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. Much of Damien’s experience was gained from working with Credit Suisse both in Singapore and Sydney where he was Head of ...


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