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Bonds for beginners: how they work and how to buy them

High-quality bonds are arguably the leading defensive asset for retail investors, lauded for their capital preservation qualities. But what exactly are they and how do you buy them? Bonds are essentially loan contracts issued by either governments or ... More
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Too much of a good thing: How to avoid over-diversifying

Diversification is an important way to manage risk and returns by spreading money among different investments. This includes diversifying within asset classes, such as Australian shares, and across asset classes, to include Australian shares, international ... More
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Do bonds still have a role to play in your portfolio?

In the vein of keeping things simple, if you had to choose three asset classes for your portfolio we believe it would come down to shares, fixed interest (bonds) and cash. This way the portfolio construction balancing act oscillates between risk-on ... More
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13 investing and risk terms you need to understand

1. Risk profile or risk tolerance Your risk profile, which financial advisers often talk about, or your risk tolerance is your ability to withstand losses in your portfolio. Some people compare it to your ability to sleep at night - if your portfolio ... More
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