Average Bond Interest Rate In South Africa

What is Bond Interest Rate?

A bond’s interest rate is related to the current prevailing interest rates and the perceived risk of the issuer. Let’s say you have a 10-year, $5,000 bond with a coupon rate of 5%. If interest rates go up, new bond issues might have coupon rates of 6%.

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Average Bond Interest Rate In South Africa

INDICATORVALUE
MONEY MARKET RATES
10,5% 2026 (R186) (closing yields)8.56
3-5 years (daily average bond yields)8.58
5-10 years (daily average bond yields)10.11

What is the average interest rate for a bond?

US 10-Year Government Bond Interest Rate is at 2.90%, compared to 2.75% last month and 1.61% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 5.92%.

Are I bonds a good investment 2022?

Since you can’t cash out I bonds for a year, they’re not a good option for your emergency fund. Having long-term investments is just as important. That 9.62% interest rate may be especially appealing in lieu of the stock market’s lousy performance thus far in 2022.

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