Fixed-income securities

Fixed-income securities

Investments that have specific and fixed interest rates or dividend rates, such as bonds.

Fixed-Income Security

A security with a guaranteed return. Common examples include bonds, which pay periodic coupons representing a certain interest rate, and preferred stocks, which are legally required to receive a specified dividend at certain times. Typically, fixed-income securities offer lower risk and lower returns than common stock and similar investment vehicles.
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18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) (the "Fund"), a John Hancock Closed-End Fund, announced today that the Board of Trustees approved changes to the Fund's investment policies regarding: (1) the minimum percentage of the Fund's assets that must be invested in equity securities and (2) the maximum percentage that may be invested in fixed-income securities.
The Fixed-Income Securities Operations Conference has always provided a unique opportunity for those fulfilling this role to get together and share best practices.
Thomson Corp, (Stamford, CT), through its Thomson Financial (New York) unit, has acquired TradeWeb (Jersey City, NJ), an online global trading platform for fixed-income securities, for $350 million in cash plus contingent payments of up to approximately $150 million over the next three years based on meeting growth targets.
On close examination, fixed-income securities appear to be a recurring and important thread.
Investors should consider high-grade fixed-income securities
Market or interest rate risk refers to the possible decline in the market value of fixed-income securities if interest rates rise.
Principal Risk Factors: Investment in this Fund involves investment and market risk, management risk, value investing risk, below-investment grade securities risk, fixed-income securities risk, mortgage-backed securities risk, asset-backed securities risk, convertible securities risk, municipal securities risk, foreign securities risk, foreign government securities risk, equity securities risk, currency risk, distressed securities risk, preferred stock risk, inflation/deflation risk, market discount risk, leverage risk, derivatives risk, market disruption risk, portfolio turnover risk, and illiquid/restricted securities risk.
7 trillion market in fixed-income securities held by U.
It is well known that rising interest rates force bond values downward, while falling interest rates generate price increases for fixed-income securities.
1 billion in global fixed-income securities, for a range of pension funds, financial institutions, investment trusts, unit trusts, offshore funds, charities and private clients.
With such a strong, well-capitalized partner, we can broaden our presence as a diversified broker of quality international fixed-income securities and further develop Market Vision's real-time financial software applications technology.
Our DealerAxess(TM) trading service allows dealers to trade fixed-income securities with each other on our platform.

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