Yes, it is the boom that just keeps on giving. Long Aussie bond yields closed at record highs Friday night:
The bid was mostly at the long end so the curve keeps flattening with the curve inverted right out the six year versus the cash rate:
Spreads to the US are at widening again fast:
The short is approaching a record wide:
The long end is 40 years in the making:
The Fed will cut this week so that might cause some selling pressure at the long end. Or not. Aussie CPI is other big trigger. Any weakness resulting from data weakness should be bought. The RBA has two more cuts coming in the next six months.
Then it will be on to unconventional policy.
He is also a former gold trader and economic commentator at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC and Business Spectator. He is the co-author of The Great Crash of 2008 with Ross Garnaut and was the editor of the second Garnaut Climate Change Review.
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