Investment bonds – a learning resource for upcoming Yr 13 Economics students for their summer break! |

Assuming that you’ve left much of the financial markets section of the A level Economics specification until year 2 of the course, here’s a challenging online resource for next year’s Year 13 students looking for some work as preparation.
Called ‘Strong Bonds’, the resource comes in 3 parts:
1)  An introduction to investment bonds and key terminology.
2)  The ‘Strong Bonds’ online simulator:  invest £10,000 on a portfolio of bonds and see if you can return a profit over the 5 year period of the game.  The game has elements of skill (or risk) as well as the random nature of how sound…

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