I remember learning about UK Consols in my finance class when we were discussing perpetuities. Consols apparently still exist and pay 2.5% perpetually. If I could buy a small one, I think it would ...
It's not too hard to find current sovereign credit ratings, but I need more info. I believe that the major ratings agencies schedule reviews of different countries (or banks, etc.) so what I'd like ...
Can someone explain, for irresponsible investors, the maths behind government bonds as presented here? I am assuming that the "coupon" is the yearly interest paid on the original price. Since this ...