corporate bond

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Noun1.corporate bond - a bond issued by a corporation; carries no claim to ownership and pays no dividends but payments to bondholders have priority over payments to stockholders; "a corporate bond is a safer investment than common stock in the same company"
bond certificate, bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
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Corporate bonds are issued by companies to raise money more cheaply than by borrowing from the bank.
Municipal and corporate bonds showed smaller but solid gains.
12 Kyodo The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Friday it will use corporate bonds as collateral in money market operations, which begin in March.
The exchange intends to launch an electronic corporate bond trading platform in the first half of the year intended at facilitating trades of large blocks of less liquid corporate bonds.
4, 2012 (CENS) -- Total issuance of corporate bonds and financial bonds in Taiwan jumped 30% to NT$515.
Bank of England (BOE) has bought corporate bonds worth GBP14.
However, since July, the move has backfired badly - because problems in the credit markets have created problems for corporate bonds by raising the interest rate 'spread' which investors demand over safer gilts.
The recent activity already bears out this sentiment as the issuing of corporate bonds reached its lowest point since September 1998.
Moody's, the US credit rating agency pointed out recently that the number of companies defaulting on their corporate bonds more than doubled last year.
The PIMCO Low Duration Euro Corporate Bond Source UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of corporate bonds issued in euro via an actively managed ETF.

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