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Call price

The price, specified at issuance, at which the issuer of a bond may retire part of the bond at a specified call date.

Call Price

1. The price at which a bond may be redeemed by the issuer before maturity. The price is set at the time of the issue. Call prices are set to reduce the issuer's risk of default; that is, the issuer may have a concern that it will not be able to make all coupon payments and redemptions at maturity and may cut its losses by redeeming at the call price.

2. The price at which a company may buy out its own preferred stock. The price is set at the time the preferred stock is issued. Reasons for exercising a stock call price include a desire to reduce dividends paid to preferred stockholders and a desire to increase earnings on common stock.

call price

The price at which an issuer may, at its option, repurchase a security for redemption before the security's maturity. For bonds, the call price often declines over the life of the security until it reaches par value at maturity. Also called redemption price. See also extraordinary call, optional call, provisional call trigger price, sinking fund call.
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The marketing director of Smart IT Solution Company, Sameh Abdul Al-Ghani, said that most mobile users were not interested in charging their call units as a result of the high call prices during the past three years, and more often depend on new apps to make calls such as Line, Facebook or others which can be downloaded on smartphones.
LEADING telecom companies Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have increased voice call prices after withdrawing promotional offers citing rising costs.
Full MVNO Virgin Mobile France is planning to slash its international call prices for prepaid customers from 14 November.
Mobily said the permanent discount on the voice call prices while roaming in GCC has now become SR1.
Bank Trust National Association, as Trustee, under the Standard Terms for Trust Agreements dated as of January 16, 2001, as supplemented by the Series Supplement dated as of February 21, 2002 (the "Trust Agreement") in respect of the Trust received a call notice from the holder of call warrants exercising the right to purchase all of the outstanding certificates at their related call prices on February 21, 2007 (the "Call Date").
The introduction of competition into the international gateways market can reduce call prices by up to 90%(1) and double call volumes, according to the study, entitled "Gateway Liberalisation: Stimulating Economic Growth".
Instead, he says, Telmex seeks to reduce operational costs and increase productivity, "synergies that will, over the medium term, gradually reduce phone call prices," including with America Movil's Claro wireless brand in Brazil.
but] this will only happen if Europe takes action now to eliminate high local call prices and per minute charging for customers.
Five-minute national call charges will drop from 49p to 40p, but local call prices will stay the same.
In the market, however, prices of callable bonds often exceed the call prices.
RIDING on a robust customer base and falling call prices, Idea Cellular has reported 43 per cent rise in quarterly profit where it generated revenues of ` 3,956 crore, up from ` 3,149 crore during the corresponding period of 2009.
Bank Trust National Association, as Trustee, under the Standard Terms for Trust Agreements dated as of January 16, 2001, as supplemented by the Series Supplement dated as of May 23, 2002 (the "Trust Agreement") in respect of the Trust received a call notice from the holder of call warrants exercising the right to purchase all of the outstanding certificates at their related call prices on February 13, 2007 (the "Call Date").