Australian bonds

Hedge Funds

Global hunt for yield drives Aussie bonds

Global investors’ hunt for return has become so keen that Australian bonds have in recent months seen high correlations with changes in yields on German bunds, according to UBS Global Asset Management. After making headlines for negative yields in March, German bund yields rallied in April and Australian bonds yields followed suit despite domestic economic […]
Investment Strategy

Bill Bovingdon’s happy new bond manager life

In April 2010 Bill Bovingdon was driving his Toyota Kluger on South Australia’s Coorong Peninsula when he got a call from a headhunter. With his wife pressing the mobile phone to his ear, Bovingdon was asked whether he was interested in in becoming the head of fixed income at a large Australian asset manager. “After […]