If you want to put your money at work in the markets, you're not just limited to the stock market. You can look to low-risk investments like bonds.
Low-risk investments may not offer you the potential juicy gains you can get from buying shares on the stock market, but they offer you a way to generate an income, without taking on much risk.
The most popular of low-risk investments are bonds.
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If you think about investing, you may automatically think stocks and shares. But then you'd be ignoring a massive market: Bonds.
Bonds may not offer you the opportunity to make big profits, but they do give you reliable, low-risk returns. And this makes them a perfect component for your portfolio.
So where do bonds trade in South Africa? What exactly are bonds? And who issues them?
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When you think about investing, the first thing that may spring to mind is stocks. But that isn't the only vehicle to invest in.
You can look to fixed-interest instruments like bonds.
So what are bonds? And what are the advantages of having exposure to bonds in your investment portfolio?
Read on to find out…
What are bonds?
Bonds are a way for governments and big companies to r... ››› 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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