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One of the six asset classes. Fixed interest investments are things such as government bonds, mortgage
funds and debentures.
Over time the fixed interest asset class has expanded to include corporate bonds, inflation linked bonds,
emerging market debt, asset backed securities (loans and mortgages) and hybrid instruments
(convertible notes) to name a few.
When hearing this term, most people think safe. While this is true with many fixed interest options, you
can still lose money, so it’s important to understand the true nature of what you are investing in.