A term deposit is an investment product that allows you to lock away some cash for a set period of time in return for a guaranteed return on your money. The guaranteed interest rate makes term deposit..
Bonds are commonly used as part of a diversified investment portfolio because they can offer security and income. Because of this, they are particularly useful for those either close to or already in ..
To compare different fixed-income securities, you'll need to calculate the ‘yield to maturity’. This brings together the purchase price of the bond and the coupon rate, and reflects the true under..
The following bonds are listed and quoted on the Australian stock exchange. You can buy them through your stockbroker or your online brokerage account. You will likely be charged a brokerage fee.
In addition to fixed interest bonds, there are some other types of fixed-income securities available in the market, including floating-rate bonds and indexed notes.
The Switzer Super Report compiles a list of the latest Australian term-deposit rates, updated weekly, so you can compare the best deals around town for you DIY super.