Our subordinated debt pool is evaporating

The fixed-interest option of subordinated corporate debt is rapidly drying up for Australian retail investors.

Key take-out: With corporate debt off the table, fears of unexpected risk in bank hybrid notes is further frustrating investors. 

Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Fixed interest. 

Leaving aside the recently launched Qube subordinated debt issue, the range of ASX-listed debt securities available to retail investors is in danger of becoming extremely limited.


{{ twilioFailed ? 'SMS Code Failed to Send…' : 'SMS Code Sent…' }}

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

We cannot send you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

If you didn't receive SMS code please

SMS code cannot be sent due to: {{ twilioStatus }}

Please select one of the options below:

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

The email address you entered is registered with InvestSMART.

Please login or select "Don't know password"

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Register as a new member

(using a different email)

Related Articles