Investing in bonds is a great way of lowering the overall risk of your portfolio.
By lending governments or corporations money, you receive fixed interest payments.
But bonds can seem complex. There's a host of new terms to understand. And the risk differs amongst different types of bonds.
Getting to grips with these details will help you find the best bond unit trusts to invest in that a... ››› more
When you start delving into the world of bonds, one of the first things you may notice is that bonds come with their own ‘language'.
To gain a basic understanding of how bonds work, you need to get to grips with these terms.
So what do you need to know about bonds?
Read on to find out…
The fixed-income world of bonds
Around the world, governments and corporations issue bonds ... ››› more
You have probably heard of bonds, but you might not understand them or the benefits of investing in them. It's worthwhile including bonds in your portfolio because they are low risk financial instruments. Here's what you need to know…
Bonds are one of the often neglected areas of personal investment portfolios.
In South Africa, the Bond Exchange of South Africa (Bondex) is responsible for t... ››› more
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