Conservative Portfolio: Investing in fixed interest

There are trade-offs to be made when deciding between term deposits, bonds and bond funds, as Richard Livingston explains.

Our Conservative Portfolio has a small portion of its Australian fixed-interest allocation yet to be invested. We’ll use this investment as an opportunity to explore the key issues when choosing between term deposits, fixed-interest funds or the new ASX-listed government bonds.

capitulation – and can provide liquidity so you can take advantage of any opportunities that arise.

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