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Thread on Government Securities (G-Sec)🧵

- What are Bonds?
- Government Bond types
- Why I preferred G-sec☺️
- How to invest in G-sec?
- How interest payout works in G-sec?
- Things to consider while buying G-Sec in Secondary Market
- Taxation on Bonds
- Key Takeaways
1. What are Bonds?
- These are fixed income debt instruments issued by the central/state governments.
- Like how we take Loans from Banks, Government raises money by taking loan from us via Bonds.
- Every bond has a two components associated: Interest component & Maturity Date.
- Government would pay this much interest every year until the maturity date.
- They are risk free investments, as they are borne by Government❤️

2. Government Bond Types:
They are 3 types:
Treasury Bills (T-Bills), Government Securities (G-Sec) & State Development Loans (SDLs)
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#ChartStorm: 1/17
🗓️ March Performance of ...

🇺🇸 #SPX #IXIC #DJI 🇯🇵 #NI225 🇩🇪 #DAX 🇹🇷 #XU100


#TreasuryBills #GovernmentBonds #Yields
2) Here I'll cover 6 stock market indices in 4 countries:

In order to compare the relative performances, I've chosen a pre-pandemic basis, which is 31/12/2019 closing values.

As Nasdaq, S&P500 and DJI are denominated in US dollars, but the others not, returns are misleading.
3) I have adjusted the data, and now all are denominated in US dollars.

#BIST returns are still amazing with its 30.4%, but not striking as above. Besides it is positive only after Sep'22. #Nasdaq is leading with 36.2% return. #Nikkei225 is the only index below pandemic level.
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