About Michael Vanderdonk

As a co-founder of Australian Bond Exchange, Michael has overseen the technical and engineering design of the infrastructure and systems. Additionally, he heads Australian Bond Exchange's evaluation of new technology, manages internal systems testing, and handles technical interface with key vendors. Prior to Australian Bond Exchange, Michael worked at EMC (now DellEMC) Asia on Infrastructure, Cloud based computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (machine learning), and Data Science for companies such as ANZ bank, Singapore Government, Intel and AXIS Bank. Before his role at EMC Asia, he held roles with CSC Australia, KPMG Consulting, and Credit Suisse. Michael will be an initial member of the Compliance, Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, although membership of these committees may be revisited as additional Directors are appointed to the Board.

ABE Weekly – 17/6/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter 17 June 2022 “Strive for perfection in everything you do.” Henry Royce ABEWeekly 17-06-22 Key Points New Rolls-Royce 5.5% 3year Australian Dollar Note Consumer confidence is falling Backlog in processing working visas Fed increase by 75bps Surprised 50bps move by the Swiss National Bank Australia We are pleased to announce [...]

ABE Weekly – 9/6/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter 9 June 2022 “Each individual should be able to make good decisions without peer pressure.” Ana Monnar ABEWeekly 09-06-22 Key Points RBA surprising 0.50% increase Housing market continues to cool off Australian Farmers going from strength to strength Amazing admission by US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen OPEC+ agreed on increased [...]

ABE Weekly – 3/6/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter 3 June 2022 “If you are not aggressive, you are not going to make money, and if you are not defensive, you are not going to keep money.” Ray Dalio ABEWeekly 03-06-22 Key Points Australian economy doing well European leaders agree on partial Russian oil ban China lock-down eases President [...]

ABE Weekly – 27/5/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter 27 May 2022 “It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.” - Robert Kiyosaki ABEWeekly 27-05-22 Key Points Labour is celebrating it’s election victory Inflation of food prices continues to be [...]

ABE Weekly – 20/05/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter  20 May 2022 “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” –Seneca ABEWeekly 20-05-22 Key Points Australian unemployment rate continues to fall Consumer confidence falling APRA Chair, Wayne Byres keeping close eye on rising credit risks to banking sector Fed [...]

ABE Weekly 13/5/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter  13 May 2022 “The whole reason that our capitalist system works the way it does is because there are cycles, and the cycles self-correct.” - Seth Klarman ABEWeekly 13-05-22 Key Points Forward looking indicators show difficulty coming The market correction continues, and the crypto world is under pressure Australian Residential [...]

ABE Weekly 6/5/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter  6 May 2022 “It all comes down to interest rates. As an investor, all you're doing is putting up a lump-sump payment for a future cash flow.”  Ray Dalio ABEWeekly 06-05-22 Key Points  25 basis point increase in cash rate Interest rates rising in the rest of the world Retail [...]

ABE Weekly – 29/04/2022

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter  29 April 2022 “Inflation is taxation without legislation.”  Milton Friedman ABEWeekly 29-04-22 Key Points  Commentary from Westpac’s chief economist Bill Evans. Increasing cash rate is not the end of the world. The underlying company for one of our bonds, Pallas Capital, continues to show strong performance. Bill Evans is one [...]

ABE Weekly – 21/01/2022

ABEWeekly 21-01-2022 21 January 2022 “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” C. S. Lewis Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter for 2022. We hope readers enjoyed a pleasant and relaxing summer break. Economic and Bond Market Outlook Economic conditions both locally and globally remain mixed, with further signs [...]

ABE Weekly – 22/12/2021

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Newsletter 22 December 2021   “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” - Melody Beattie   Bond Market Outlook Recent data and news flow continues to point to vigorous momentum in economic activity both at home and overseas, despite the ongoing challenges [...]

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