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Can you trade bonds at Comdirect?

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Can you trade bonds at Comdirect as of January 2024?

Yes, you can trade bonds at Comdirect.

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Comdirect bond fees, withdrawal fee and more

Comdirect main highlights
💰 Comdirect bond fee class Average
💰 Comdirect US Treasury bond fees 0.25% of trade value + €7.9
💰 Comdirect EU government bond fees 0.25% of trade value + €4.9
📃 Comdirect number of available bonds 84,000
💰 Comdirect withdrawal fee $0
💰 Comdirect minimum deposit $0
💰 Comdirect inactivity fee No
📃 Comdirect deposit methods Bank transfer
🗺️ Country of regulation Germany
🎮 Comdirect demo account provided Yes

Data updated on January 26, 2024

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What are bonds?

Bonds are securities that offer fixed income and act as a loan agreement between the investor and borrower (usually a corporate or the government). You, the investor, lend money to a government or a corporation and receive regular interest payments in return, until the bond matures and you get your money back. Here's a simple example of what a bond is: for instance, if you purchase a $100 ten-year government bond with a 5% annual interest rate, you are effectively loaning $100 to the government for ten years and earning 5% interest each year until the bond matures. When the bond matures, you get your initial $100 back. If you want to know more about bonds, check out our article on What is a bond?

Inflation-linked bonds

Of the various bond types, inflation-linked bonds are among the most popular, given their ability to protect investors' money from inflation.

Inflation and how to safeguard your money against it is usually a highly relevant topic. Given the volatile nature of inflation, it is always a good idea to be prepared against its potential rise. The chart below shows inflation rates across the US, the UK and the eurozone.

What are inflation-linked bonds?

Inflation-linked bonds are designed to protect investors from inflation. These securities are usually issued by national governments and are tied to inflation rates. This means, that the principal (which is the amount you get when the bond expires) and the interest rate are regularly adjusted to track inflationary trends.

Inflation-linked bonds are widely available for retail investors in major markets around the world, including the United States and Europe. In the US, they are known as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), which adjust the principal value in response to inflation, while the interest payment fluctuates based on the bond's adjusted principal value. In the eurozone, retail investors can acquire euro-denominated inflation-linked bonds issued by different governments within the region.

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Tamás Gyuriczki

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