There are two categories of bond investors, big firms and individual investors.

Institutional

  • Investment funds such as mutual funds, money market funds, and ETFs
  • Pension funds
  • Insurance companies
  • Banks
  • Hedge funds
  • Monetary authorities (central banks)
  • State and local governments
  • Foreign governments and other overseas entities

Retail

Individual users can opt to buy bonds directly from some market, but mostly investors do so via Bond Funds.

Categories: Bonds

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