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Fixed interest definition

In investing terms, fixed interest is a specified level of interest that doesn’t change over time. The opposite is a variable interest where the amount of interest earned can fluctuate depending on certain factors.

Fixed interest definition

In investing terms, fixed interest is a specified level of interest that doesn’t change over time. The opposite is a variable interest where the amount of interest earned can fluctuate depending on certain factors.

For example, an investor may buy bonds that have a fixed interest rate for the whole life of the bond, rather than a variable rate which will be adjusted depending on movements in an underlying benchmark rate. 

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