How to approach bond investing By: Tim Bennett04.11.22 As interest rates rise, Tim offers some tips for anyone worried about the cost of debt.
How to avoid “debt distress” By: Tim Bennett28.10.22 As interest rates rise, Tim offers some tips for anyone worried about the cost of debt.
Who are the “bond vigilantes” and why are they active again? By: Tim Bennett 19.10.22 Before this year, bond markets and “vigilantes” rarely made the headlines. Tim explains what their reappearance means for investors.
2016’s Puzzle: Rising Bond and Share Prices By: Tim Bennett 05.08.2016This week Tim Bennett looks at the forces that have kept bond and share prices rising together and sums up the key risks hanging over the stock market.
4 Bond Market Signals Investors Should Watch By: Tim Bennett 17.08.2017Bond markets often signal good and bad news early. But why and which indicators are worth watching? An early warning system Bond markets have proven their worth in the past when it comes to signalling trouble in particular. Indeed, some joke that bond investors are the …
Is the Yield Curve Flashing Green or Red? By:Tim Bennett29.06.2017 Investors have started to get nervous about the shape of the US yield curve and what it may reveal about global markets. But are they right to be worried? https://youtu.be/sijpG-yad5EAnyone who follows the financial media cannot fail to have noticed all the discussion around the …
Bond Basics – A Refresher By: Tim Bennett 12.04.2017With interest rates and yields creeping upwards, Tim Bennett rounds up all of the bond basics. https://youtu.be/Aaw05GvQ6YUBonds are for many investors a key tool when it comes to portfolio building and managing Lifetime Savings. Here is a brief summary of how they work for newcomers – please speak to …
Why Sky-High Bond Prices Have Kept On Rising By: Tim Bennett 29.07.2016This week Tim Bennett looks at why government bond prices have carried on rising in 2016 despite the record-low yield on offer.
Bond Fund or Bond Portfolio By: Tim Bennett 03.06.2016Portfolios of individual bonds can offer a useful alternative to bond funds. This week I look at the pros and cons of both.
Fixed Income Basics – Convertible Bonds By: Tim Bennett21.01.2015 Fans of convertible bonds claim they offer the best features of both debt and equity instruments. In this short video I explain how.