government bond


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a bond that is an IOU of the United States Treasury

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In this case also, the BOJ may stand to experience capital losses, but as mentioned previously, it has adopted the "amortized cost method" (method of accounting equal amounts of losses every year until amortization of the government bond) for its accounting standard, hence there is no need to accrue capital losses if the BOJ holds on to government bonds until maturity.
The six government bond indices are intended to reflect the performance of Philippine government, fixed-rate straight bonds denominated in Philippine pesos.
Government bonds held by domestic banks dropped 14.
The IMF in its report said that domestic banks had become dominant buyers of government bonds since 2008.
The World Government Bond Index (WGBI) is a total return index that currently includes government bonds from 22 countries.
Besides operating as a stand-alone index, Sri Lanka will also enter the Citigroup Asian Government Bond Index (AGBI), joining Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.
The typical federal government bond sold now in the United States has a yield of, say, 7 percent or 8 percent, which is several points higher than the rate of inflation, now averaging about 3 percent.
government bond prices dropped below par for the first time since 1937.
The South African Government Bond Index has been included in the Citi World Government Bond Index (WGBI).
In addition to being available as a stand-alone index, Sri Lanka will also enter the Citigroup Asian Government Bond Index (AGBI) effective with the April 2011 index profile, joining Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.
In the 630-day TL-denominated discounted government bond auction, the Treasury sold nominal 2.
The government should not insist on a self-imposed target of restraining new government bond issuance at less than 30 trillion yen a year, Noda said, adding it should take an aggressive fiscal policy if necessary.
NEW YORK -- Citi announced that the South African Government Bond Index has become eligible for inclusion in its World Government Bond Index (WGBI).
ETF name: SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year EM USD Government Bond UCITS ETF, Asset class: government bonds.
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