US Bond Market Overview
The US bond market is one of the largest in the world. Although the returns from the bonds available are limited, the level of risk is comparatively lower than investments made in the stock market.
US Bond Market Types
The following are various types of bond markets in the United States:
US Bond Market Size
The approximate worth of bond markets worldwide is more than $45,000 billion, of which the US bond market, comprises a significant portion of the total value.
US Bond Market Yield
The yield on treasury bonds is presently 4.80%, which is lower than most other forms of investment, stocks in particular. However, their fair value yield has a maturity period of ten years, and is expected to be between 5% and 5.50%.
US Bond Market Rates
Prices of bonds were higher last year than this year, and rates are expected to remain low.
New York Stock Exchange
The New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE, is a core area of importance for the US bond market. The amount of bonds listed on the NYSE is more than any other exchange in the world, and authorities are presently thinking about increasing the number of bonds traded.
Last Updated on : 10th July 2013