fixed-income security

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Fixed-Income Security

A security with a guaranteed return. Common examples include bonds, which pay periodic coupons representing a certain interest rate, and preferred stocks, which are legally required to receive a specified dividend at certain times. Typically, fixed-income securities offer lower risk and lower returns than common stock and similar investment vehicles.

fixed-income security

A security, such as a bond or preferred stock, that pays a constant income each period. Price changes in a fixed-income security are caused primarily by changes in long-term interest rates.
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BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK), a company involved in investment management and investment services, has been appointed by Valtion Elakerahasto (VER), The State Pension Fund of Finland, to provide global custody for all of VER's direct equity and fixed-income instruments, which are valued at around EUR7.
Securities custody and clearing servicesThe target is the service includes direct equity and fixed-income instruments, as well as ETFs and the like, Euroclear or Country custody of, funds settlement of trades and the value of the units of storage, corporate actions related measures, return on contributions, withholding taxes in the recovery of these functions as well as any later purchased the other to be acquired service-related additional services.
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The fund, which will be managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, will invest in fixed-income instruments predominantly from issuers in the MENA region, the bank said.
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