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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Outside of the investment grade space, Fitch believes markets such as European cross-border emerging market, and European high-yield would be more exposed to a potential corporate bond bubble, although the impact would likely be limited to debut mid-tier size issuers, rather than more well known, liquid issuers," Hunter added.
93m via its Asset Purchase Facility corporate bond scheme.
Returns on corporate bond investments (UK and overseas) have turned negative and fallen sharply, relative to Government bonds, resulting in a risk of locking in lower returns relative to Government bonds.
A composite corporate bond rate was instituted, but now, Treasury is talking about creating a "yield curve" in which companies would be asked to determine the average "duration" of their plan liabilities and apply the appropriate interest rate from the curve to the plan.
Its Corporate Bond ISA, made up from investment grade bonds and some gilts (Government bonds) promises 5.
Eaton Vance Income Fund of Boston (EVIBX) and Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Bond Fund (VWEHX) have received the highest ratings from Morningstar.
Claymore BulletShares(TM) Corporate Bond ETFs Offer Investors Current Income Potential with Effective Annual Maturities from 2011 Through 2017
Switzerland's SIX Swiss Exchange is the newest to try to deal with liquidity issues in the corporate bond market.
Funded by central bank reserves, the corporate bond scheme aims to improve the functioning of corporate credit markets, complementing the purchases of commercial paper under BOE's Asset Purchase Facility.
government stopped issuing 30-year bonds, the longest Treasury bond rate is significantly lower than high-grade corporate bond rates.
Many PEP investors, nervous that the stock market is looking dangerously high, are putting their money into corporate bond PEPs in the hope of getting a higher tax-free income for much less risk than with a unit trust PEP invested in shares.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has issued a special report highlighting the major differences between the municipal and corporate bond markets.

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