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Tapping alternate debt markets to power Australia’s transition

Tapping alternate debt markets to power Australia’s transition

21 November 2023

Australia needs a vast amount of capital to build out the utility-scale wind and solar projects to power a net-zero future by 2050. NAB’s Executive, Specialised Finance, Andrew Smith and Executive, Capital Markets, Sarah Samson explore potential debt funding options in market.

Tapping alternate debt markets to power Australia’s transition

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NAB Foreign Exchange

NAB Foreign Exchange

1 September 2022

We'll help you find the right foreign exchange risk management strategy by understanding your core business and the challenges you face every day.

NAB Foreign Exchange
NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q2 2021

NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q2 2021

6 October 2021

The NAB Corporate Cash Index draws on our own Corporate and Institutional Banking client insight analytics to reveal cash management trends.

NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q2 2021
NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q1 2021

NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q1 2021

1 June 2021

The NAB Corporate Cash Index draws on our own Corporate and Institutional Banking client insight analytics to reveal cash management trends.

NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q1 2021
FX business focus: retail

FX business focus: retail

15 March 2021

A new podcast that looks at what strategies clients used to manage the recent foreign exchange market volatility.

FX business focus: retail
FX business focus: importing

FX business focus: importing

9 March 2021

A podcast that explores how Australian importers managed their foreign exchange strategies during and post the global pandemic.

FX business focus: importing
Financing to support the climate transition

Financing to support the climate transition

16 December 2020

Companies that need to adapt and transition to lower carbon and more sustainable growth are tapping into a range of new sustainability-linked debt offerings to help finance this transition.

Financing to support the climate transition
Liquidity management beyond the crisis

Liquidity management beyond the crisis

3 December 2020

2020 has presented some unique challenges for corporate treasurers. Looking ahead, now is the time for many to review liquidity management strategies to ensure they are well placed as we adjust to a new post COVID-19 normal.

Liquidity management beyond the crisis
Overcoming the COVID-19 supply chain disruption

Overcoming the COVID-19 supply chain disruption

1 December 2020

Thousands of businesses around Australia are re-assessing their supply chains, inventories and financing options to deal with future shocks in the wake of disruptions caused by the pandemic.

Overcoming the COVID-19 supply chain disruption
Reimagining supply chains

Reimagining supply chains

11 September 2020

A rethink of corporate strategies sees a renewed appreciation of the importance of resilience in the supply chain

Reimagining supply chains
Managing counterparty risk

Managing counterparty risk

28 August 2020

Focussing on the 3 Golden Rules of counterparty risk management will help your business navigate these uncertain times.

Managing counterparty risk
The New Payments Platform: two years on

The New Payments Platform: two years on

4 June 2020

Our latest transaction insights paper looks at the journey of the New Payments Platform (NPP), Australia’s domestic payment clearing and settlement infrastructure launched two years ago.

The New Payments Platform: two years on
Cash management in a crisis

Cash management in a crisis

23 April 2020

COVID-19 has placed significant pressure on corporates and implicated their operations.  Efficient cash management and adequate liquidity is one of the key principles to ensure survival.

Cash management in a crisis
COVID-19 frauds & scams

COVID-19 frauds & scams

30 March 2020

All businesses need to be aware of how criminals may use the current crisis to target businesses.

COVID-19 frauds & scams

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The changing face of banking technology

The changing face of banking technology

13 January 2020

In a rapidly evolving technology landscape, corporate finance teams have a range of options to improve efficiency, productivity and security with bank communication.

The changing face of banking technology
Connecting capital to opportunity: NAB in Japan

Connecting capital to opportunity: NAB in Japan

19 November 2019

Janari Tonoike, head of NAB Japan Securities Limited, National Australia Bank’s (NAB) new Tokyo-based, wholly-owned subsidiary, showcases the long-standing relationship between Japan and Australia, and explains how the new entity can help investors and borrowers in both markets and beyond connect better in a challenging global business environment.

Connecting capital to opportunity: NAB in Japan
Infrastructure financing – in for the long haul

Infrastructure financing – in for the long haul

21 June 2019

Investing in infrastructure is a long-term trend that will continue to endure global economic challenges, generating healthy returns and diversification opportunities as investors enhance focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

Infrastructure financing – in for the long haul
Mortgage lenders primed for growth

Mortgage lenders primed for growth

29 May 2019

We invited Treasury representatives from four non-bank financial institutions and one UK-based asset manager – Liberty Financial, La Trobe Financial and Resimac Group in Australia and Kensington Group and TwentyFour Asset Management in the UK - to an International Round Table to discuss the opportunities and challenges in their respective mortgage and securitisation sectors.

Mortgage lenders primed for growth
Boosting Australia’s gas supply

Boosting Australia’s gas supply

17 January 2019

As electricity prices continue to rise and domestic gas supply across eastern Australia tightens, Cooper Energy is one company that’s thinking big so it can be a significant part of the solution.

Boosting Australia’s gas supply
Superfunds turn to venture capital

Superfunds turn to venture capital

7 December 2018

Australia’s superannuation funds are turning to venture capital for the outsized returns the sector can generate and to diversify their portfolios, the 2018 ASFA Conference heard.

Superfunds turn to venture capital
New Year, new opportunities

New Year, new opportunities

3 December 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we’d like to share some of the achievements of our Corporate and Institutional clients over the past year.

New Year, new opportunities
Green mortgages and the future of sustainable funding

Green mortgages and the future of sustainable funding

19 June 2018

When Australia’s first green residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) tranche was issued by NAB in February 2018, it was an exciting development for the sustainable debt market in its own right. The transaction also marks another step in the process of unlocking the bank’s balance sheet for sustainable lending and borrowing.

Green mortgages and the future of sustainable funding
More investment in renewable energy projects

More investment in renewable energy projects

18 June 2018

Major Australian organisations are now directly investing in large-scale renewable energy projects through the new NAB Low Carbon Shared Portfolio, the first of its kind in Australia.

More investment in renewable energy projects
Powering into the Australian market

Powering into the Australian market

31 May 2018

Breaking into the Australian renewable energy market with a new mode of financing was a great challenge and a golden opportunity for Goldwind. Three deals later, the company’s aiming to power one million Australian homes.

Powering into the Australian market
Another evolutionary step in sustainable funding

Another evolutionary step in sustainable funding

23 May 2018

The launch of the green-loan principles (GLPs) presents an opportunity for another evolutionary step in sustainable funding. By standardising and codifying what qualifies as green bank lending, the GLPs could make sustainable finance relevant to a wider cohort of borrowers according to David Jenkins, director, sustainable capital markets at NAB.

Another evolutionary step in sustainable funding
Markets Today: Cautious Man

Markets Today: Cautious Man

27 April 2018

The Euro and European bond yields took a blow today as the European Central Bank failed to commit to a timetable for the ending of quantitative easing.

Markets Today: Cautious Man
Markets Today: 24 April 2018

Markets Today: 24 April 2018

24 April 2018

US 10 year Treasury yields are very close to 3 percent this morning. As NAB’s David de Garis explains to Phil Dobbie its resulted in rising bond yields elsewhere, including Europe and Australia.

Markets Today: 24 April 2018
Markets Today: 23 April 2018

Markets Today: 23 April 2018

23 April 2018

If Steven Mnuchin reaches a trade pact with China, will it create enough confidence to push the Aussie dollar out of its trading range?

Markets Today: 23 April 2018
Markets Today: And the beat goes on

Markets Today: And the beat goes on

18 April 2018

In a busy #MorningCall podcast @NAB’s Tapas Strickland talks to Phil Dobbie about US earnings, trade concessions, IMF forecasts, UK wages, Chinese retail, the RBA minutes, Bank of Canada, and more!

Markets Today: And the beat goes on
Markets Today: Run over by a truck

Markets Today: Run over by a truck

17 April 2018

It’s company earnings and global politics driving markets today. @NAB’s Rodrigo Catril joins Phil Dobbie to talk about President Trump, Shinzo Abe, Theresa May, Michael Cohen and the next Deputy Governor of the US Federal Reserve.

Markets Today: Run over by a truck
Markets Today: High Hopes

Markets Today: High Hopes

16 April 2018

Will the Syria missile strikes hit the markets today. @NAB’s Ray Attrill says not on today’s edition of #TheMorningCall podcast

Markets Today: High Hopes
Markets Today: Possibly Maybe

Markets Today: Possibly Maybe

13 April 2018

Another day, another direction for US equities. Today they’re back up (for now) on easing tensions over Syria (for now). Join @NAB’s Gavin Friend and Phil Dobbie on #TheMorningCall.

Markets Today: Possibly Maybe
Markets Today: Big Love

Markets Today: Big Love

11 April 2018

US equities and commodity currencies boosted by President Xi’s calming talk overnight – but @NAB’s Ray Attrill warns we can continue to expect periodic risk off sentiment.

Markets Today: Big Love
Markets Today: Every Day is a Winding Road

Markets Today: Every Day is a Winding Road

10 April 2018

US shares back up as trade war fears ease again, even though China threatens currency devaluation as a tool against tariffs. @NAB’s Tapas Strickland joins Phil Dobbie on today’s Morning Call podcast.

Markets Today: Every Day is a Winding Road
Markets Today: Beast of Burden

Markets Today: Beast of Burden

6 April 2018

On #TheMorningCall from @NAB, the US dollar recovers a little and stocks rise as investors hope tariff talk is more rhetoric than action. Plus, payroll figures tonight.

Markets Today: Beast of Burden
Markets Today: The Heat Is On

Markets Today: The Heat Is On

5 April 2018

Equity markets fall then bounce on China tariffs, then talks of trade talks. Get up to speed on the #tradewar latest on #TheMorningCall from @NAB.

Markets Today: The Heat Is On
Markets Today: Mo Money Mo Problems

Markets Today: Mo Money Mo Problems

4 April 2018

The FAANGs bite back – on #TheMorningCall Phil Dobbie talks to @NAB’s Tapas Strickland about a slight market bounce, plus rising funding costs for the US government.

Markets Today: Mo Money Mo Problems
Markets Today: 28 March 2018

Markets Today: 28 March 2018

28 March 2018

Early in the session it looked like share trading in the US was going to build on the upward momentum of yesterday, but then a sudden shift in sentiment.

Markets Today: 28 March 2018
Markets Today: Erase/Rewind

Markets Today: Erase/Rewind

27 March 2018

Equity markets bounce back. The trade war was yesterday’s news. On #TheMorningCall Phil Dobbie talks to @NAB’s Tapas Strickland about the sharp turn around in risk sentiment.

Markets Today: Erase/Rewind
Markets Today: Wrecking Ball

Markets Today: Wrecking Ball

26 March 2018

Markets took a hit on Friday - what caused it and will it continue today? Phil Dobbie asks NAB's Ray Attrill if its trade wars, spending, staff changes or old fashioned over-valuation?

Markets Today: Wrecking Ball
Markets Today: 22 March 2018

Markets Today: 22 March 2018

22 March 2018

It will be no surprise that the Fed has lifted interest rates this morning. Perhaps the tone was more hawkish than expected in Jay Powell’s first meeting as Fed chair.

Markets Today: 22 March 2018
Markets Today: We used to be friends

Markets Today: We used to be friends

21 March 2018

The share markets rebounded today. NAB’s Tapas Strickland says it’s a positive sign that the reaction was contagion from tech stocks rather than anything more lasting.

Markets Today: We used to be friends
Debt market outlook suggests old school may finally be back in vogue

Debt market outlook suggests old school may finally be back in vogue

20 March 2018

NAB’s general manager, capital markets and advisory, Jacqui Fox, and head of debt syndicate, Mark Abrahams, highlight the key themes for Australian credit in 2018 and why they point to a positive fundamental story despite the resurgence in equity market volatility early this year.

Debt market outlook suggests old school may finally be back in vogue
Markets Today: Breathe

Markets Today: Breathe

15 March 2018

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Tapas Strickland about the market reaction to this, and to Theresa May’s announcement that 23 Russian diplomats will be sent packing in response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Markets Today: Breathe
Markets Today: 14 March 2018

Markets Today: 14 March 2018

14 March 2018

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Rodrigo Cattril about the market impact of a President following a “my way or the highway” agenda.

Markets Today: 14 March 2018
AUD/GBP Forecast

AUD/GBP Forecast

13 March 2018

NAB’s positive view of GBP and forecast decline in AUD/GBP is in the immediate term.

AUD/GBP Forecast
AUD Annotated Chart: February 2018

AUD Annotated Chart: February 2018

13 March 2018

In February the AUD/USD gave back all of its January gains and some more. February was a month characterised by an increase in market volatility, particularly in equities amid US inflationary concerns alongside a rise in US bond yields and their implicit valuation concerns for physical and risk assets.

AUD Annotated Chart: February 2018
Markets Today: 8 March 2018

Markets Today: 8 March 2018

8 March 2018

Who keeps some balance on trade now Cohn has quit? Phil Dobbie talks to @NAB’s Rodrigo Catril about the volatility around President Trump’s growing tariff talk

Markets Today: 8 March 2018
Markets Today: I won’t back down

Markets Today: I won’t back down

6 March 2018

Equity markets are back in the black this morning with Treasury yields modestly higher amid further focus on Trump tariffs, with an attempted push back from two key GoP members, but an undaunted Trump.

Markets Today: I won’t back down
Markets Today: Superman

Markets Today: Superman

2 March 2018

Lots of numbers out overnight but it’s politics driving the markets right now, with President Trump saying he will sign the order next week to impose tariffs on steel imports.

Markets Today: Superman
Markets Today: 1 March 2018

Markets Today: 1 March 2018

1 March 2018

A Brexit breakdown pummels the pound – on #TheMorningCall Phil Dobbie asks @NAB’s Ray Attrill if we can expect the pound to fall further as the UK & EU draw lines in the sand.

Markets Today: 1 March 2018
Markets Today: 28 February 2018

Markets Today: 28 February 2018

28 February 2018

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s David de Garis about the market reaction, which includes falling equities and rising bond yields.

Markets Today: 28 February 2018
Markets Today: 27 February 2018

Markets Today: 27 February 2018

27 February 2018

The markets didn’t react positively to the UK opposition leader’s Brexit speech – infact, they hardly reacted at all. Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Tapas Strickland in London about the latest chapter in the saga.

Markets Today: 27 February 2018
Markets Today: 26 February 2018

Markets Today: 26 February 2018

26 February 2018

Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Ray Attrill what impact the news could have on the markets this week, after a rally on equities at the end of last week.

Markets Today: 26 February 2018
Markets Today: That don’t impress me much

Markets Today: That don’t impress me much

22 February 2018

Today’s Podcast Phil Dobbie asks NAB’s Gavin Friend whether they could lift bond yields, particularly given low interest in this week’s big auctions from the Treasury.  Gavin also explains why the UK’s jobless figures are not as bad as they seem, how Brexit talks are reaching the pointy end, and what will be the consequences […]

Markets Today: That don’t impress me much
Markets Today: 21 February 2018

Markets Today: 21 February 2018

21 February 2018

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Tapas Strickland about what he was trying to say. Plus, the response to US Treasury auctions, what to expect from the Fed minutes, the latest expectation on Aussie rate rises and what’s the story with oil?

Markets Today: 21 February 2018
Markets Today: Meddle

Markets Today: Meddle

19 February 2018

US stocks retreat on Russia meddling, steel/aluminium tariff reports, but still make it ‘6 from 6’ up days.

Markets Today: Meddle