Building your own bond portfolio puts all the choices in your hands. You choose the companies you want to invest in, the bonds with maturity dates that suit you, the risk you take and thus the returns you can expect
Some are of the view that our economy has reached the low point in the interest rate cycle. If you agree that the current cash rate is, in fact, a low point and the RBA will raise rates in future, you may want to consider investing in floating rate bonds; here we suggest some attractive options
High yield bonds carry attractive yields but come with higher risk compared to investment grade bonds. As the risk profile increases diversity becomes of greater importance
Myth #7 I own hybrids so I already have an allocation to fixed income
With economists forecasting rate cuts to never before seen levels this article discusses how best to adjust your portfolio.
This note shows how you can invest in high yield USD bonds, earn a high return and still profit from a falling Australian dollar.
With the RBA cutting the official cash rate to 2%, now is a good time to reassess your investment portfolio. Consider your current allocation to defensive assets. And if new to fixed income investment consider bonds today. Here is a list of key considerations for building a bond portfolio
In his speech to open the Griffith University Personal Finance and Superannuation school last month, one of Australia’s leading experts on the superannuation system Professor Michael E. Drew continued his decade-long campaign to shift our thinking about how we invest from focusing on promises to looking at reliable outcomes.
Early indications are that Australian investors are keen to support the developing domestic corporate bond market; three new high yield bonds were brought to the market last week.
There's something innately attractive about property, however, direct property investment might not always be the best way to have property exposure in your portfolio.