A convertible bond is a fixed-rate instrument that can convert into shares at a specific share price, which is preset by the issuing company at a premium over the current share price.
Professional investor Alexis Gray believes that bonds can still offer a great deal of value in a portfolio, even with interest rates so low.
The worry that François Fillon, the centre-right candidate, has fatally damaged his bid for the presidency has sent French bond prices down to an 18-month low.
Both inflation and growth are picking up – and that’s a “jungle” for investors. Charlie Morris explains what you should buy now.
US stocks are expensive, but they’re not in bubble territory yet. Unfortunately, one far more important asset class is, says John Stepek. And when it collapses, it could pull everything down with it.
2016 saw one of the most momentous investment events in a generation: the end of the bond bull market. John Stepek explains how to profit.
After the political upheavals of 2016, a period of profound social and economic change is upon us. John Stepek looks at the big trends investors must be ready for next year.
Italy used to be able to gain breathing space by letting its currency depreciate. Now that it’s part of the single currency, it can’t.
Bond markets have borne the brunt of the Trump victory amid a jump in inflation expectations and high valuations. The worst falls have been in long-dated government bonds.
Donald Trump’s presidency could spell the end of the global bond bull market. But there’s one asset it could be very good for, says John Stepek: Japanese stocks.
Could this finally be the end of the bond bull market, after a 35-year run? If it is, get ready for a big shift in the investment landscape.