ASX Education: Hybrids
QUESTION OF THE DAY in the Stock Discussion Group today is “Has anybody had a bad experience with Hybrids”. I'm expecting a lot of "No" replies - there are seasonal scares about Hybrids being dangerous, but even in the GFC when AMP and MQG hybrids fell to 60c in the dollar, they all came back to par before expiry (it was in hindsight a huge opportunity to make 40% with very little risk).
Fear mongering by bond market commentators who would prefer you to buy bonds is commonplace in the Hybrid space as they highlight the equity risk, but if you stick to the big end (major bank hybrids) - they simply do what they say on the box. But I would love to hear the 'real' problems if you've had any. EMAIL ME or post in the Stock Discussion...Continue Reading