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IAM Capital Markets

IAM Capital Markets (formerly BondIncome.) was set up by the Income Asset Management group to provide greater access to corporate bonds for wholesale investors (certified by their Accountants) and eligible Australians including Financial Advisers (with wholesale clients) and Investment Policymakers.

Combining first class fixed income and bond broking expertise, state-of-the-art trading technology and external leading market research from BondAdviser, Capital Markets provides greater access and transparency to the corporate bond market for eligible investors.

Fixed income investing is a vital component of a healthy investment portfolio; just as important is choosing the right investment vehicle.

Not all fixed income investors have the same level of experience; the time required to manage a portfolio or the appetite to make investment decisions themselves. Through our Direct Fixed Income Investment service, Funds Management offering, and Treasury Management Service, we empower investors to choose a fixed income investment avenue that caters to their investing appetite.

Open your free account and talk to a bonds and fixed income specialist today.

 

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Hybrids alongside corporate bonds a good balance

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How to invest in the ‘reopening of Australia’ in bonds

As Sydney and Melbourne emerge from lockdown, there are some reopening trades in the Australian credit market which 'sophisticated' investors should consider as part of their fixed income portfolios.

Christian Baylis on financial repression in fixed income

Financial repression is suddenly part of our lexicon, but what is it and how can a fixed income fund take advantage of it? And why it is better to manage smaller amounts than multi-billion portfolios.

Five lessons for bond investors from the Virgin collapse

The collapse of Virgin Australia not only hit shareholders, but their bond investors received between 9 and 13 cents in the $1. A widely-diversified portfolio can tolerate losses better than a concentrated one.

How bonds may temper equity market disappointment

Equity valuations are lofty, but long bond rates have now returned to levels before the pandemic crisis. In a balanced portfolio, long bonds now provide more opportunity to cushion the volatility of equities.

Bond openings when you qualify as a 'wholesale' investor

With negligible returns on term deposits and cash, investors who qualify as 'wholesale' are turning to a range of bond alternatives where yields are more attractive for taking some extra risk.

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The Five Percent Club

Uncertainty and volatility over the last few months has driven a sell-off in fixed-rate investment-grade bonds, resulting in a marked increase in the number of bonds achieving 5% yields or more.

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