DJE - Renten Global PA (EUR)

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As at:
143.47 EUR
146.34 EUR

Monthly Commentary

The international stock markets made progress in September and were able to gain ground for the most part. Monetary policy played a major role in this. The European Central Bank resumed its EUR 20 billion monthly bond purchase program and lowered its deposit interest rate from -0.4% to -0.5%. After the end of July, the US Federal Reserve again lowered its key interest rate by 25 basis points to between 1.75% and 2.0%, and in China the central bank reduced its minimum reserve rate for banks for the third time. In addition, market participants hoped that the trade conflict between the US and China could possibly lead to a provisional deal, as both sides described the resumed talks as constructive. However, the majority of economic indicators disappointed. Bond markets, on the other hand, came under pressure in September. The yield on ten-year German government bonds rose by 13 basis points to -0.57%, and the yield on ten-year US Treasuries climbed from 1.50% to 1.67%. The situation was different in Italy, where Prime Minister Conte surprisingly quickly formed a new coalition of Social Democrats (PD) and the five-star movement. The yield on 10-year Italian government bonds fell in the reporting period from 0.99% to 0.83% - from 1.8% at the beginning of August to the end of September this corresponds to a narrowing of almost 100 basis points. Yields on high-quality European corporate bonds widened in September, in line with developments in public sector bonds. Yields on high-quality European corporate bonds rose by 15 basis points to 0.40%. The yields of their US counterparts increased by 9 basis points to 2.91%. In Europe, the yield on high-yield securities narrowed by one basis point to 3.46% at the end of the month, while in the US it fell by 8 basis points to 5.65%. Against this backdrop, the DJE - Renten Global rose by 0.21%. Its benchmark index (65% BofA Merrill Lynch 3-5 Year AA, 30% JPM GBI Global Unhedged in EUR and 5% REX 1 Year Performance Index) fell by -0.56%. The fund benefited particularly from the sharp fall in yields on Italian government bonds and the narrowing yields on high-yield corporate bonds. In addition, the appreciation of the dollar boosted the performance of bonds denominated in US dollars. On the other hand, the expansion of government and high-quality corporate bonds impaired fund performance. Over the month, the fund's management sold long-term Australian government bonds. At the country level, Italy's share increased. By contrast, the shares of Australia and Germany were reduced. Overall, the fund's bond ratio fell from 95.71% to 91.85%. The modified duration fell from 4.48% to 2.97%. The pro rata currency hedging of securities denominated in US dollars was dissolved at the end of the month.

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