Three types of bonds: Part 1 - Fixed rate bonds

This is the first article in a three part series. Combined, the articles explain that bonds are appropriate investments across all economic cycles. There are three different bonds that work best under different economic conditions: fixed rate, floating rate and inflation linked.

This is the first article in a three part series. Combined, the articles explain that bonds are appropriate investments across all economic cycles. There are three different bonds that work best under different economic conditions:

  1. Fixed rate
  2. Floating rate
  3. Inflation linked

It is important to hold an allocation to all three bonds for protection, as investors can never be sure that interest rates will not move higher or lower or inflation spirals. However, the portfolio weighting may change depending on the investor’s view of interest rates.

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