As one of the SBN or Government Securities, the popularity of bond investment is not as busy as stocks and deposit investments. However, that does not mean that this type of investment is not in demand, you know. Even now, the Government of Indonesia has routinely issued SBNs of this type of Bond. Meanwhile, the bonds issued by the government are indeed the tradable type retail SBN which are intended to be purchased by the wider community.
The bonds themselves are generally Government Securities (SUN) from the issuer of the bond to the party holding the bond along with a promise to pay the principal and interest at the maturity date of the payment. There are many parties who issue bonds, for example, the government, which issues government bonds in the national currency or uses foreign currency, or it can be government agencies and private companies.
Before starting bond investing, you should first know the ins and outs of understanding bonds. Starting from what bonds are, the benefits, the types, where the bonds are issued, how to do it, to the characteristics of the bonds themselves.
What Are Bonds?
Bonds are government bonds issued by government entities or companies with a certain period of time. By having bonds, it means that the country or company owes you the amount promised with the agreed maturity date.
In addition, the debtor (in this case the country or company) will pay interest or coupons to you every month. Bond investment is also a … Read More