Why Invest in Corporate Bonds?
Having a corporate bond portfolio in your overall investment strategy looks to preserve your capital, provide for capital growth, offer good income streams and finally looks to reduce the volatility associated with other investments.Read More
Understanding Bond Market Prices
In the market, bond prices are quoted as a percent of the bond’s face value. The face value, or par value, is equal to a bond’s price when it is first issued. For example, if the bond is trading at $100, it costs $1,000 for every $1,000 of face value and is said to be trading at “par”.Read More
Asset Allocation – the base case for Corporate Bonds?
Have you every considered what should make up a well-balanced portfolio of investments. In Australia, with many investments making up portfolios in Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) it is critical to get a good mix of investments. Why? It is simply to achieve sustainable growth and to diversify risks.Read More
Rolling New Issues Macquarie Group Limited
In Australia, the market for corporate debt continues to grow rapidly. Just like IPO’s in the equity market trading in new issues of corporate bonds is becoming a more popular investment strategy for traders. In this article, we discuss a plan for trading new issues that often yield excellent returns with limited exposure.Read More
The Summary of the Corporate Bond Report 2018 by Deloitte Group
Corporate bonds are current on the top of the priority list for investors when considering investment decisions. According to the latest research by the Deloitte Group, the corporate bond category of investments is the fourth highest allocated asset class and in Australia. It is ranked below property, cash and shares. In this report, we summarise the findings of the Deloitte Report.Read More