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This article reflects the opinions of its author and not necessarily those of ShareSoc. Is it time to buy bonds? I have personally been a huge sceptic of bonds and hence a sceptic of the 60/40 model of equities to bonds put forward by many financial advisers as a model for many investors with medium […]

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  1. Mark Bentley says:

    Interestingly, it looks like fixed interest investments have been the most rewarding part of my portfolio, this year, showing a total return YTD of +9.1% vs an aggregate total return for all my investments of -5.3%.

    I only hold two fixed interest investments: the Invesco Bond Income Plus trust (BIPS) and Enquest 9% 2027 retail bonds (ENQ2).

  2. Cliff Weight says:

    Lots of people seems to be writing about bonds. I have just seen this article from my favourite platform interactive ,
    and this one a few days earlier:

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