Update: Australia 2051 Bond Syndicate Orderbook Tops A$20B

By Sophia Rodrigues

Orderbook for the Australian government's 1.75% June 2051 bond issue has surpassed A$20 billion by 1640 hours Sydney time Monday.

Around 1400 hours Sydney time, the book was over A$17.7 billion...

27 Jul 2020, 05:03 PM
AOFM's 2051 Bond Syndicate Orderbook Reaches A$17.7B, Guidance Ti...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government’s 1.75% June 2051 bond issue has attracted orderbook of over A$17.7 billion within few hours of the book opening, and the price guidance has been tightened.

The new 2051 bond...

27 Jul 2020, 02:36 PM
Australia Set to Post New Record for Govt Bond Issuance in July

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia is set to post a record month for debt issuance as the government seeks to capitalize on strong demand for its bonds and front-load the borrowing program ahead of the European summer and the U.S. elections.<...

14 Jul 2020, 02:31 PM
AOFM Needs to Refine Bid Format at T-Note Tenders as Competition...

By Sophia Rodrigues

A case is building for refining bidding format at Australian Treasury Note tenders to bring it in line with international practice as stronger demand for Notes has led to more competitive bidding in recent weeks.

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26 Jun 2020, 10:01 AM
Insight: Australia ABS to Additionally Publish CPI Excluding Chil...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian Bureau of Statistics will publish quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year CPI (consumer price index) excluding childcare for the June quarter as additional data to give users better insight into inflation d...

11 Jun 2020, 04:28 PM
Insight: AOFM’s Dilemma: Continue with T-Notes or Focus on Bonds?

By Sophia Rodrigues

Investor interest at Australian Treasury Note tenders have been increasing in recent weeks, posing a dilemma to the government debt manager on whether to continue tenders at elevated levels or scale them back in favor...

05 Jun 2020, 10:05 AM