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Bond - A bond is like an IOU from a company or Government. If an organisation needs to borrow money to fund a large project, it may be unable to access all it needs from a bank, so it raises money by issuing bonds to the public. The bond issuer then pays interest to the investor for loaning the money. Bonds are typically less risky than stocks and shares. ... More

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