Bonds

DIY investor insights: the nuts and bolts of bonds

In the second of a three-part series, Peter Alcaraz, author of The Wealth Game, explains the key considerations when assessing a

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Emerging market bond funds: are higher yields worth the extra risk?

Returns from bond funds outside developed markets stand out, but as the crisis in Argentina has shown, setbacks can be savage.

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Will investors bite on new ‘Burrito Bond’ offering 8% interest?

Chilango’s has rolled out a second edition Burrito Bond

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Star fund manager to retire: here are three fund alternatives

Here are some fund alternatives for investors looking to move their money elsewhere.

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New 4.5 per cent retail bond launched – should struggling savers be tempted?

In a bid to raise extra capital, the Reit is offering investors a six-year retail bond with a fixed income yield of 4.5 per cent.

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Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income trust reappoints Invesco as manager

The spat between the board of Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income trust and Invesco Perpetual management has been resolved.

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As the US puts up rates, how will your portfolio change?

Valuation of bonds has become distorted due to seemingly indiscriminately buying.

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What do bonds actually do in portfolios?

After a bull market that’s lasted for 35 years, some investors now plan to sell all their bond holdings because they fear that rising interest rates will see bonds record large losses.

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High yield bonds are often considered risky, so where's the fizz?

‘So, where’s the fizz?’ asked a colleague recently as we discussed conditions in the global high yield bond market.

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