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
AOFM Sticks to Borrowing Plan Despite JobKeeper Downward Revision

By Sophia Rodrigues

Despite a big downward revision to JobKeeper spending, the Australian Office of Financial Management is sticking to the borrowing program it announced earlier.

This is in line with an Insight article pu...

29 May 2020, 12:12 PM
Insight: AOFM to Stick to Borrowing Plan Despite Downward Revisio...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian Office of Financial Management will stick to the borrowing plan announced in the issuance update despite the downward revision in JobKeeper this afternoon.

Earlier Friday, the AOFM announced a...

22 May 2020, 05:47 PM
Australia May Rethink Treasury Note Maturity Extension After Mar...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia’s experience with extending maturity profile of Treasury Notes to meet the government’s elevated borrowing and liquidity needs is meeting with limited success, and could prompt the debt manager t...

15 May 2020, 10:01 AM
Analysis: Australia’s Labor Participation History to Prevent Jobl...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia’s jobless rate is unlikely to reach a peak of 10% by June as per the Reserve Bank of Australia’s baseline scenario estimate because a big fall in participation would prevent such an increase.

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14 May 2020, 06:21 PM
Australia Sets New Record for Single Govt Bond Issue

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government has created a new record for a single bond issue less than a month after breaking its previous record, attracting record bids and selling a record of A$19 billion of bonds.

The Aust...

13 May 2020, 02:29 PM