Investments with specified payment dates and amounts, primarily bonds. Risk will vary, depending on the type, quality, and maturity of the security.
securities that generate a defined set of payments, such as interest or dividend income, including bonds, debentures and preferred shares.
The category of investment vehicles that offer a fixed periodic return. A fixed income security is a security or certificate showing that the investor has lent money to the issuer, who is usually a company or government, in return for fixed interest income and repayment of the principal at maturity.
Securities that generate a predictable stream of interest or dividend income, such as bonds, debentures and preferred shares.
Bonds and preference shares. Holder receives a regular fixed income. This may be waived in the case of preference shares.
Investments such as bonds, debentures and mortgage-backed securities that provide regular predictable income.
Fixed income securities are issued by governments or corporations, and have a maturity date, when the issuer has to pay the investor the principal plus interest.
Debt securities or IOUs for borrowed money such as bonds. They obligate the borrower to pay the issuer interest during the term of the loan and to return the face value when the loan matures. A variety of institutions issue debt obligations including the Government, publicly held companies, banks, and savings and loans.