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Lordy

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Getting a Bond ETF?
« on: June 17, 2023, 01:17:17 PM »
Hello all,

my portfolio is very stock heavy (all ETFs). While I am fine with high risk, high volatility, now that interest rates have somewhat "recovered", it seems like a good moment to build up the recommended bond portion of a balanced portfolio.

My assumption is, that the interest rates do not have a lot of upward momentum left. I realise that this is also a form of market timing, but it's one of the very few occasions, where it actually feels right.

Any thoughts? Thanks!

Cheers, Lordy

Abe

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Re: Getting a Bond ETF?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2023, 09:02:11 PM »
Depending on what you can invest and your time horizon, consider buying an actual bond rather than a fund. If itís from an investmen-grade source, itís probably a bit more secure from inflation fluctuations than a fund (since you can just keep it to maturity).

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Re: Getting a Bond ETF?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2023, 04:13:26 AM »
Given the regulation in the EU, my choices when it comes to bonds (instead of Bond funds/ETFs) are very limited.

I just spend about half an hour looking through my options, and I really don't like any of those. So it's Bond ETF or no bonds.