Posts tagged ‘Bonds’

December 23, 2011

Moody’s Upgrades Indian Bonds

Earlier Moody’s downgraded Indian Banking sector few weeks back. The same rating agency has sweetened the Indian economy when it needed some help as week rupee, huge fiscal deficit, and policy paralysis made things worse her in India. Its expected that this upgrade will help Indian economy inshort term as well as long term and some foriegn currency, mainly US dallor may come to India for better returns.

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September 28, 2011

Different Avenues of Investments

In the modern financial system there are so many investment avenues to choose from today in financial market and it has become difficult for anyone to decide about these avenues. Some of these investment avenues offer attractive returns but with high risks and some offer lower returns with very low risks. An overall analysis of these investment avenues with risk and return trade is presented in this article. These investment avenues are:

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September 23, 2011

Introduction to Company Fixed Deposits

Company fixed deposits are the fixed deposits with the companies. These companies can be financial institutions or the non banking financial companies. Fixed Deposits in companies earn a fixed rate of return over a period of time. Financial institutions and Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) also accept such deposits from the common investors. These deposits are governed by the Companies Act under Section 58A. These are unsecured investment i.e., if the company defaults, the investor cannot sell the documents to recover his capital, thus making them a risky investment option.

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September 23, 2011

Introduction to Bond’s Basics

Bond is a type of loan. Where subscribers are lender and issuing company is borrower. Bonds have a prefixed interest rate and interest payment schedule and maturity period. Bonds are debt and totally different from stocks. Bonds are the financial instruments have lower risk compared to equity and many other financial instruments. So the returns from bonds are also lower than that of many financial instruments such equity, mutual funds etc.

So question arise why you should invest in bonds when they offer lower returns than many other investment avenues? There are some reasons behind the investment bonds even these offer lower returns. The reasons are:

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September 23, 2011

A Vocabulary of Bonds

Bonds are one of the safest investment avenues that an investor has an option to invest his/ her hard earned money. There are so many terms related to the bonds that you need to know as an investors that will help and guide in stint with the investments in bonds.  These terms will you to understand the terminology of bonds. These are as below:

Bond: Bonds are the financial instruments that provide investors fixed interests for fixed period and less risky investment option. Technically bonds are loans that are borrowed by the organizations from the investors for a promise of compensation in form of interest. Normally the bonds are long term investment instruments.

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