Bonds & Gilts

  • Lower risk option than shares
  • Long term investment, generating regular income payments
  • Wide range of corporate and government-backed bonds available with TD

Bonds Overview

Investing Basics: Fixed Interest (Bonds)

Bonds are a popular investment that provide regular income payments and are generally lower risk than other investments, such as shares. However they can be a bit of a mystery to some investors.

Find out how they work, the key benefits and risks in our video.

The value of your investments and the income derived from them may go down as well as up. You may not get back all the money that you invest.

Learn About Bonds

Learn About Bonds

In this section you can find out what a bond is, how risky they are, the institutions who issue them and how the popular types vary in structure.

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Price Volatility

Price Volatility

What is the relationship between bond prices and interest rates?
What is the relationship between interest rates and maturity?
What does the yield curve shape tell you?

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Returns and Prices

Returns and Prices

What is the return on a bond?
What determines the price?
When will the loan be repaid?
How can you calculate your return?

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New Issues

New Issues

What is a new issue?
Benefits & risks to investors when investing in a new issue
Current new issues available through TD

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