It’s typically considered for people who have high consumer debt.
Asian governments and corporations have reaped the greatest benefits.
Because of the inverse relationship between bond valuation and interest rates (or yields), the bond market is often used to indicate changes in interest rates or the shape of the yield curve, the measure of "cost of funding". Dollars or Euros) will typically have higher yields, in large part because other borrowers are more likely than the U. or German Central Governments to default, and the losses to investors in the case of default are expected to be higher.
The yield on government bonds in low risk countries such as the United States or Germany is thought to indicate a risk-free rate of default. The primary way to default is to not pay in full or not pay on time.
Unlike bank loans, bonds may be held by retail investors.
Bonds are more frequently traded than loans, although not as often as equity.