What Are Bonds and How Do They Work?


What comes to your mind when you hear the word "Bond"? In India, most of the people avoid investing in Bonds just because they do not know much about it, but what most of them don't know is that investing in bonds can actually balance out the risk factor of your portfolio, and surprisingly, you can beat the inflation too. This course will tell you everything about bonds and the ideal scenarios in which you should invest in bonds.

1 Modules

20 mins


Course Outline


What you will learn: 

  • Concept of bonds and their terminologies.

  • Things to keep in mind before choosing a bond.

  • Categories of bonds in which you can invest.

  • Ideal scenarios to invest in bonds.


About Course


What comes to your mind when you hear Bond? ‘James’ or ‘Finance’? If it’s ‘James’ then you probably want Netflix, but if it’s ‘Finance’ you’re at the right place! A bond is a contract between two companies or governments that issue bonds because they need to borrow large amounts of money. But, even avid investors look away from investing in bonds and diversifying their portfolio so how can a new one do it? For trusting bonds, you’ll need to start from the top and learn about its basics. Luckily this course offers just the thing for you and your better understanding! The course builds a foundation around the concept of bonds. It begins with explaining terminologies about bonds like coupon rate, face value, and types of duration.


After explaining what bonds are, the course moves towards stating certain criteria that are to be kept in mind while choosing a bond for investment. After getting a basic idea about bonds, the course further explains different categories of bonds in which you can invest as per your investment goal. Finally, the course states the ideal scenarios in which one should invest in bonds.


What you will get?





Course Syllabus

  • Basics of Bonds


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Specially tailored for the newbies in the domain, there are no prerequisites for this course.

Quick, quicker, quickest! This course falls under the Sprint category and can be completed in 20 minutes duration.


 After completing this course, you will understand the basic jargons associated with the bond market and the different types of bonds and risk avenue associated with them.You will also learn how retail investors can invest in bonds.

Since the content of the course is pretty dynamic, we do not provide any certification for it. Trust us, you will definitely love it either-or. Moreover, we have a few very cool specialized courses that offer you Quest & BSE Institute-affiliated certifications. To know the details, please click here.

No, you do not need to install any specific software for this course. However, it is advised for a user to have an active Internet connection and an updated web browser for a seamless learning experience. 

Finology provides you with an opportunity to access all its tools and courses by subscribing to Finology One. Hence, you can access this course as long as your subscription of Finology One is active.

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