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What are shares and bonds?

Shares and bonds are a type of asset class. Investment funds, depending on their risk level, will often hold a range of different asset classes.

Getting to grips with different asset classes and what they mean for you when investing can help make your investment decisions easier.

Watch this video and get to grips with the difference between bonds and shares.

Learn about shares and bonds

Learn more about asset classes and why it's important to understand the difference between shares and bonds here.