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The Sterling Bonds and Fixed Income Handbook: A Practical Guide for Investors and Advisers


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The Sterling Bonds and Fixed Income Handbook aims to fill the knowledge gap for sterling-base investors and their advisors. Whilst investors in the equity markets can rely on numerous resources to select stocks and build portfolios, there is little information available for those who wish to buy bonds. This book takes the reader through the key features of gilts and sterling corporate bonds and offers a practical guide to putting money to work in this important and profitable asset class.

About the Author

Mark Glowrey is a director of Stockcube Research Limited, a leading independent analysis company. Mark has over twenty years experience of trading securities and advising institutional customers, starting his career as a trader on the floor of the London Stock Exchange in the early 1980s before moving on to spend over a decade specialising in fixed income securities and treasury products. In 2005, he launched the website, a resource for private investors in the sterling fixed income market. Mark also contributes to many well-known investment websites and publications including Investors Chronicle. In his spare time, he can generally be found on the water, up a hill or occasionally under a paraglider.

Table of Contents




PART I - The Basics

What's a bond? Some key concepts

Why buy bonds? The risks and rewards of investing in bonds

The players in the bond markets and the life cycle of a bond

Duration: What happens if interest rates move?

Credit ratings & quality

PART II - Bond Markets

Types of bonds: Investing in Gilts

Types of bonds: Investing in domestic and Eurosterling bonds

Types of bonds: Investing in Eurobonds and international bonds

Types of bonds: Investing in other types of bonds. FRNs, convertibles etc.

Types of Bonds: All about PIBS

A walk on the wild side - distressed and illiquid debt

Bonds funds: The good, the bad and the ugly...

PART III - Investing in Bonds

Putting the money to work - dealing, custody and other mechanics

Investment: Structuring a bond portfolio

Trading: Trading the fixed income markets

Tax treatment and other considerations


Appendix 1: Bond maths, Yield calculations & valuations

Appendix 2: Resources for the private investor

Appendix 3: Glossary

Appendix 4: Sample bond prospectus & notes



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A practical guide for investors and advisers
Glowrey, Mark
Glowrey Mark
Harriman House
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