Education (advanced)

Managing risk in your high yield bond portfolio

High yield bonds can play an important part in a portfolio providing much needed higher income, particularly in a low interest rate environment. The most important way to hedge against associated risks is to diversify. We explore key risks and other considerations for building and managing a portfolio of high yield bonds.

Education (basics)

Tax on bonds

The taxation of fixed interest securities is complex. Superannuation expert, Tony Negline looks at tax on bonds including foreign currency bonds

Education (basics)

A simple guide to bond terms and returns

Understanding the terms and the return of fixed income securities or interest rate securities as they are frequently named can be confusing. This article provides a guide that should help you to understand some of the different features of the investments and how to interpret the returns quoted, and includes a list of key definitions

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