A fixed income instrument that represents a loan made by an investor (Buyer) to a bond issuer (Seller). In case of government bond, it is considered “risk-free” investment, and will typically have top credit rating in the country of issuance.
A fixed income instrument that represents a loan made by an investor (Buyer) to a bond issuer (Seller). In buying the bond, the investor will be exposed to the credit risk of the borrower, which will vary from issuer to issuer as reflected by credit rating of each bond issuance. In exchange for the credit risk, bond with lower credit rating will typically offer higher return than bond with better credit risk from the same country.
Equity Linked Note / Index Linked Note / Fund Linked Note
Equity Linked Note / Index Linked Note / Fund Linked Note are investment products that combine a fixed income investment with additional potential returns that are tied to the performance of Equity/Index/Fund.
FX Linked Note
FX Linked Note is an investment product that combines a fixed income investment with additional potential returns that are tied to the performance of FX.
Credit Linked Note
A Credit Linked Note is an investment product that enhance the return of an investment through exposure to credit risk of other (not the Note issuer) prespecified entity, which could be Corporate or Government.
A financial product where investors pooled money through holding units of mutual fund. The mutual fund will have specific investment mandate, and professional fund managers will invest on behalf of investors based on the fund mandate. Typical investment mandate may include investments into stocks, index, foreign funds, bonds, money market securities or some combination of these. Each investor holds a portion of the portfolio, and is entitled to any capital gains, dividend interests, and rights issued, and these will be managed as a portfolio by the fund manager.