Bonds and Debt

Bond Market Dynamics: Maximizing Returns with The Fixed Income

You, my good friend, have bought some high-quality corporate bonds of Rs. 100 each that earn interest of 10% per annum, and will mature...

The Compound Effect: Turning Tiny Returns into Wealth

“You say it best when you say nothing at all” is a touching and very romantic line from an Alison Krauss hit song. This...

Bank Deposits: Tradition, Safety, and Real Returns

Tradition in our culture often seems to equate economic comfort with having money in the bank. Even western literature mentions banking one’s wealth. It...

Understanding AT-1 Bonds: Risks and Rewards in Bank Investments

Bank fixed deposits are traditional, vanilla investments in banks, fetching a pre-stated interest rate, having a definite maturity date. The banker is obliged to...

Types of fixed income instruments in the debt market!

The menu that the fixed income market offers up is almost as long and varied as a yummy Gujarati thali. The issuer of the...

Fixed Income Investments: The Role of Bonds and Debentures

“My word is my bond” is a common English statement that suggests a promise that is strongly backed by the character of the person...