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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...

Are bonds a good investment?

Bond trading can be used as a partial hedging strategy for when other equities, such as shares in the stock market, are experiencing a period of market volatility. If...

How to invest in bonds in the UK

Bonds are essentially a lending agreement between a buyer and seller that are issued by either the government or a private corporation. Their duration can be short-term, medium-term or...

How investment bonds work

You invest a lump sum – the minimum is usually between £5,000 and £10,000. Most investment bonds are whole of life. There is no minimum term, usually, although surrender...

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...

Why would you invest in a bond?

Investment bonds should be considered by people who have the following goals or face the following situations: Save over the medium to long-term No need of access to the...

Guide to investment bonds

An investment bond gives you the potential for medium to long-term growth on your money, over 5-10 years or more, along with fund management expertise. You also get access...

Perpetual bonds – an investment for life

A perpetual bond is a bond that has no maturity date – so the issuer of the bond pays coupons on the bond forever, but with no obligation to...

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