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Shares and bonds

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Shares and bonds

A simple guide to financial investments: what returns, dividends and coupons are all about.

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Students learn about trading in shares and bonds and get the knowledge they need to understand financial news.

  • A five-page knowledge sheet presents the basics.
  • The worksheet is divided into questions testing understanding of the subject matter and advanced questions testing practical application.

Knowledge sheet

Shares and bonds

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A share is an ownership interest in a company. Anyone who acquires a share becomes a co-owner of a joint-stock company. A bond is a debt security issued by a company or a public-law entity (such as a state or municipality).

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What’s the Difference Between Bonds and Stocks?
How the Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

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Concept: Iconomix

Consultant: Michael Manz, State Secretariat for International Finance SIF

Translation & proofreading: SNB Language Services

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