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Bonds and Bond Yields

Lindsey Matthews

30 years: Risk management & derivatives trading

Lindsey begins his series by explaining what a bond is, why people invest in them and the factors you should consider when investing.

Lindsey begins his series by explaining what a bond is, why people invest in them and the factors you should consider when investing.

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Bonds and Bond Yields

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Overview

Rather than borrowing from a bank, large companies, banks and sovereign governments borrow money in the capital markets by issuing bonds. A bond is a security representing debt of an issuer. Bond buyers are the lenders; bond issuers owe lenders money and pay periodic interest to them. Interest payments a.k.a. coupons, are expressed as a percentage of the money borrowed. Key determinants of bond value are coupon, price and yield.

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  • Describe a Bond

  • Learn the importance of investing in Bonds

  • Learn about bond prices, cashflows and values

  • Explain yields, yield-to-maturity and the yield curve

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