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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Investment grade is a rating applied to a municipal and corporate bond with a low risk of default. 

Investment grade definition

Investment grade is a rating applied to a municipal and corporate bond with a low risk of default.

Investment grade ranges from a rating of AAA (or Aaa) – a bond seen as having ‘extremely strong capacity to meet financial commitments’ – to BBB (or Baa) – a bond with ‘adequate capacity to meet financial commitments but more subject to adverse economic conditions.’

These ratings are based on a number of factors, but primarily the likelihood that the bond issuer will be able to repay its value in full and on time. 

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