Benchmark Bond

Benchmark Bond

The most recent issue of a bond with a given maturity. A benchmark bond's performance is used to compare the performances of other bonds with the same maturity and of similar issue sizes, coupons, and liquidity. See also: benchmark.
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According to sources, these 30-year maturity bonds are expected to yield 30 basis points more than the government benchmark bond.
5 billion euros of the existing 5-year benchmark bond at a yield of 3.
The yield on the 10-year Japanese government bond ended at its lowest level in about five months Tuesday after an auction for the long-term benchmark bond ended smoothly.
Summary: The Turkish lira hovered just off record lows near two to the dollar on Monday while the two-year benchmark bond yield inched above 10 per cent in quiet trade, as heightened concern over the conflict in Syria weighed.
So far, concerns about an early tapering of the Fed's asset purchases pushed the two-year benchmark bond yield up to 5.
PA), Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) and JP Morgan (NYSE: JPM) as joint lead managers for a 10-year euro benchmark bond.
A benchmark bond is typically at least $500 million.
ISTANBUL, Dec 30, 2010 (TUR) -- The composite interest of the benchmark bond with a maturity of August 8, 2012 was down to 7.
A typical benchmark bond is for aminimum of $500 million.
LONDON, March 4, 2010 (TAP) - Greece has mandated banks to sell a syndicated 10-year euro benchmark bond, a bank involved in the deal said on Thursday.
5 billion 5-year global benchmark bond issue, proceeds of which will be part of the banks ordinary capital resources and used in its non-concessional operations.
Bavarian Motor Works AG (BMW) (Xetra: BMW), a Germany-based automaker, is planning to sell a EUR800m benchmark bond issue backed by auto leases.