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Government Bonds

Exchange-traded Australian Government Bonds are one of the lowest risk investments available.

This course explains how they work and the role they can play in your portfolio.

We welcome your feedback on this course.

AGB course_module 1

1. Introduction to Exchange-traded AGBs

Get a quick overview of the basics of Exchange-traded Australian Government Bonds.

Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes.

Introduction to Exchange-traded AGBs - text version (pdf 213.83KB)

AGB course_module 2

2. Understanding Exchange-traded AGBs

Exchange-traded AGBs pay regular income and are bought and sold on ASX. Understand the essential features of income and price.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Understanding Exchange-traded AGBs - text version (pdf 352.12KB)

AGB course_module 3

3. Exchange-traded Treasury Bonds (TBs)

TBs pay a fixed rate of income every six months over their life. Learn how to compare the range of TBs on issue.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Exchange-traded Treasury Bonds (TBs) - text version (pdf 385.96KB)

AGB course_module 4

4. Exchange-traded Treasury Indexed Bonds (TIBs)

TIBs are similar to TBs except that their face value and income payments adjust with inflation – learn how this works.

Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

Exchange-traded Treasury Indexed Bonds (TIBs) - text version (pdf 423.26KB)

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5. How to buy and sell Exchange-traded AGBs

An essential module to review. Learn about sourcing product information, announcements, prices and the practical requirements of investing in AGBs.

Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes.

How to buy and sell Exchange-traded AGBs - text version (pdf 235.84KB)