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10 Tips for Fixed Rate Bonds in UK

Before selecting a fixed rate bond use our tips below; Review different saving account options – Look at instant access to fixed rate bonds to cash isa products - All have...

Guide to Investing in Bonds

Here’s a simple guide to the different types of assets and investments available to you. An asset is anything of value that somebody can own. For investments, it's used...

Managing investment risk in UK

A look at investment risk – how it can be measured using volatility and how diversification can help to manage risk. Investment risk Investment risk is the risk that you’ll lose...

How to get started with government bonds

When a government wants to issue bonds, it will usually do so via a bond auction, where the bond will be bought by large banks or financial institutions. Those...

Government bond risks

You might hear investors say that a government bond is a risk-free investment. Since a government can always print more money to meet its debts, the theory goes, you’ll...

Which factors affect the prices of government bonds?

Supply and demand Just like any financial asset, government bond prices are dictated by supply and demand. The supply of government bonds is set by each government, who’ll issue new...

Buying and selling government bonds

Just like shares, government bonds can be held as an investment or sold on to other traders on the open market. Using our above example, say that your 10-year bond...

Guide to investment bonds

What’s an investment bond? Investment bonds are like an ISA – you can pay money in and take money out as and when you want. Like ISAs, bonds follow tax-rules...

Types of government bonds in UK

The terminology surrounding bonds can make things appear much more complicated that they actually are. That’s because each country that issues bonds uses different terms for them. UK government bonds,...

How do government bonds work?

When you buy a government bond, you lend the government an agreed amount of money for an agreed period of time. In return, the government will pay you back...

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