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Bonds, debt securities

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Bonds are intended for customers who prefer investments with a predictable level of earnings. These fixed-income securities have a pre-defined and fixed interest income (coupons) and a pre-defined maturity term. You can sell bonds before their maturity date. In such a case, the bond price will depend on the market situation existing at the time of the selling thereof and of the level of interest rates.

You can check the specific features of the bonds you want to buy in the bond prospectus or other document, which we encourage you to read in detail. 

Features

 

  • Fixed-income bonds have a predictable level of earnings
  • Exchange-traded bonds can be sold before their maturity date
  • Fluctuations of the return on investments are usually lower in comparison to the investment funds
  • Changes to the interest rates on the market may alter the value of investments in these debt securities. As interest rates on the market increase, the value of investment in debt securities decreases. 
  • Investors investing in long-term debt securities take a higher risk than when they invest in short-term debt securities
  • There is a risk of losing all or part of the funds invested

Pricing

 

Pricing of investment products depends largely on the market you are planning to invest in. However, you should consider with the following fees:

  • Securities account opening, which is free of charge
  • When buying from SEB Market brokers, a trading spread applies. When buying through a stock exchange, the trading spread does not apply, but a one-time trading fee applies
  • Monthly safekeeping fee
  • A financial transaction tax may apply in some countries

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Bonds 

 
Debt securities can be issued by governments of different countries or companies. The return on investment depends on the credit risk of the entity, which is usually defined by a credit rating.
 
The Government of the Republic of Lithuania issues the securities each week and offers them on the initial offering auction (schedule is available here).
 
Secondary market prices of debt securities can be found here. Debt securities are also traded on the NASDAQ OMX Vilnius Stock Exchange.

Lithuanian Government Saving Notes – debt securities

 

Saving notes issued by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania are debt securities directed to individuals and non-profit businesses. The Government of the Republic of Lithuania assumes a responsibility to pay you the nominal value of the notes and accrued interest at the set redemption date. More details can be found here.

Savings notes are distributed on the primary market every working day. The new issue is usually distributed over two calendar weeks.
 

 

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