Bond Investing Principles

This column aims at introducing investors the basic principles of bond investment. This includes different types and characteristics of bond, the bond performance at different market cycles and investment methods.


What are bonds?

How do bonds make money for you?

The relationship between yield and price

What is duration and how is it used?

Bond Yield and Maturation

How are bonds bought and sold in the market?

Advantages of investing in bonds versus bond funds

Credit ratings

Risk involved in bond investing

Different types of bonds issued today

Different bonds are suitable in different economic cycles

Schroders' fixed income – 3 Lever Approach

Why Schroders for bonds?

Different credit ideas for different phases of the credit cycle

Short quiz