Fixed Income Investments

with Antoniya Baltova
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Are you looking to expand your knowledge and skills in the world of fixed income investments? In this comprehensive course, you will learn the basics of fixed income securities, the markets they are traded in, and the most common valuation techniques. Be prepared to take your investment career to the next level!

4 hours 38 lessons
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38 High Quality Lessons
3 Practical Tasks
4 Hours of Content
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Course Overview

This Fixed Income Investments course contains everything you need to know about fixed income securities. You will cultivate an extensive understanding of bonds’ features, markets, and the most important aspects of valuation. First, we introduce you to the basic terms you will use as a fixed income analyst or investor. We discuss the concepts of price and future value, principal and coupon payments, par value, and maturity date. We explain the difference between fixed-rate and floating-rate bonds, the meaning of sinking fund provisions, typical bond structures, and some examples of positive and negative covenants. Then, we discuss fixed income markets, the major types of fixed income securities, and the mechanics of issuing bonds in primary and secondary markets. In the last section of the fixed income course, you can practice what you’ve learned. We show you how to calculate a bond’s price and yield-to-maturity, yield-to-call, and other yield measures in Excel. Lastly, we teach you how to value bonds from scratch and compare and interpret various risk and return indicators. Sign up now and master your investment knowledge and skills!

Topics covered

Excelfinancial analysisInvestment AnalysisValuation

What You'll Learn

In this Fixed Income Investments course, we:

Explain the basic features of fixed income securities—price, discount rate, coupon payment, time to maturity, etc.
Illustrate what bond indenture, covenants, and contingency provisions are
Describe how primary and secondary bond markets work
Guide you through the various types of bonds—government corporate bonds, structured financial instruments, and others
Calculate a bond’s price, yield-to-maturity, accrued interest, and full and flat prices in Excel
Calculate different yield measures for fixed-rate bonds, floating-rate bonds, and money-market instruments

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11.11.2023
This course is really good. Has a lot of insights about the fixed income industry works in real. The presentation is also very good and easy.
04.03.2023
It was a very insightful course and I really learned a lot from this course.
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Antoniya Baltova

“Fixed income securities are an investment vehicle with untapped potential.”

Antoniya Baltova

Chief Financial Officer at 365

Fixed Income Investments

with Antoniya Baltova

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