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A beginner's guide to bonds

It’s easy to become confused about bonds – the term covers a wide range of financial products, many of which are very different from each other. In this video, Ed Bowsher offers a simple explanation of the main types of bond.

Its easy to become confused about bonds the term covers a wide range of financial products, many of which are very different from each other. In this video, Ed Bowsher offers a simple explanation of the main types of bond.

The different types of bonds are:

Fixed rate bonds or cash bonds

UK government bonds or guilts

Corporate bonds

It has become much easier to invest in corporate bonds because of the ORB, run by London stock exchange. More info available at: https://www.londonstockexchange.com/

Profits bond or investment bond

Mini bonds

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