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ABE Weekly: Cool But Not Cold – Monthly CPI Eases in October
December 1, 2023

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update Friday 1st December  Key points Australian monthly CPI cools faster than expected No more RBA rate hikes – OECD Domestic[…]

ABE Weekly: So Hawk Right Now
November 24, 2023

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update Friday 24th November  Key points Hawkish undertones over homegrown inflation Sufficiently restrictive – J Powell Westpac Leading Index for October[…]

2023 Reflections – A Year in review
November 21, 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, now is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was, and plan for the year ahead.[…]

ABE Weekly: Cooling But Not Cold – U.S Inflation Edges Lower
November 17, 2023

U.S. inflation falls more than expected to 3.2% Australian unemployment and jobs increases in October Australian consumer confidence evaporates Business conditions up, confidence down –[…]

Playing Defensive With Corporate Fixed Income Securities
November 15, 2023

Corporate bonds and other fixed income securities have long been favoured by investors seeking a balance of portfolio stability and investment returns. Since the Global[…]

ABE Weekly: Material Change Confirmed – RBA Hikes Again
November 10, 2023

  Material change confirmed – RBA hikes again IMF revises China outlook European inflation expectations rise Jerome Powell – “we will not hesitate” Have yields[…]

ABE Weekly: All Eyes on the RBA
November 3, 2023

War of words – all eyes on the RBA as IMF tips a rate rise Long way to go – Federal Reserve holds but cautions[…]

ABE Weekly: Bullock Speaks Ahead of Looming Rate Decision
October 27, 2023

  Australia’s inflation rate accelerated in the September quarter   Michelle Bullock speaks  Westpac Chief Economist tips interest rates to fall in 2024      Preliminary Flash PMI[…]

Corporate Bonds Vs Corporate Bond Funds – What’s the Difference?
October 24, 2023

Investing in corporate fixed-income securities like bonds and market-linked notes can be a popular strategy for investors looking to boost their income. However, with such[…]

ABE Weekly: U.S. Consumer Spending Reveals A Robust Economy
October 20, 2023

Australian consumer sentiment inches slightly higher U.S. inflation remains sticky at 3.7% Restrictive policy to remain in place: Federal Reserve Middle east uncertainty rattles markets[…]

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