Women Series: Understanding the Fixed Income Market for Investments
Fixed income broadly refers to those types of investment security that pay investors fixed interest or dividend payments until its maturity date.
At maturity, investors are repaid the principal amount they had invested. Government and corporate bonds are the most common types of fixed-income products. Unlike equities that may pay no cash flows to investors, or variable-income securities, where payments can change based on some underlying measures, such as short-term interest rates, and the payment of a fixed-income security.
In this episode of the Women Series, Ayomide Oguntoye is joined by Adaeze Nwachukwu, a Research Analyst at Proshare, who provides her perspective on how to invest in the fixed income market and the benefits that come with such investment.