Nicholas Chaplin.

About Nicholas Chaplin

Nick has worked in the finance industry for over 33 years. He has 24 years’ experience specialising in the structuring and education of financial capital, with a focus on hybrids. Read bio >
1 Apr, 2022

Difference in Investor Markets on Stark Display in Bank Capital

By |2022-04-04T12:55:55+10:00Apr 1, 2022|Market Commentary|

Suncorp issued a new Tier 2 capital instrument earlier this week with the wholesale 10 year, non-call 5 year security issued at a margin of 2.30%.  Issued into the wholesale market with Austraclear settlement, the bond is generally bought and traded by Institutional investors or investors that qualify as wholesale sophisticated investors.  These investors typically mark their portfolios to market [...]

16 Mar, 2022

Rising US Inflation Will Impact Australians

By |2022-04-04T12:52:29+10:00Mar 16, 2022|Market Commentary|

US inflation hit a 40 year high in February 2022 at 7.9% - up from 7.5% as reported by the US Labor department a month earlier.  Bloomberg reported that the primary reasons for this outcome   lay not just in the rising cost of petrol, but also food and housing costs.  Looking even closer at the inputs that go into the [...]