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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25 billion 5-year global benchmark bond issue, proceeds of which will be part of ADB's ordinary capital resources.
The 10-year benchmark bond yield fell 4 basis points to 8.
5 billion from its euro-denominated benchmark bond.
5 billion euros of the existing 5-year benchmark bond at a yield of 3.
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.
This expectation has led the benchmark bond to rally to a yield of 5.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 3, 2012-TeliaSonera issues 30 year Benchmark Bond of GBP400m in the Sterling market(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Austria has selected banks to offer a new euro benchmark bond.
A benchmark bond is typically at least $500 million.
The Reserve Bank of India, India's central bank, has said it will launch a new 10-year benchmark bond and a new seven-year bond at its first auction of INR120bn in the new fiscal year.
MC), a Spain-based utility company, is planning a euro- denominated, six-year benchmark bond, Dow Jones has reported, citing one of the banks leading the sale.
ISTANBUL, Dec 30, 2010 (TUR) -- The composite interest of the benchmark bond with a maturity of August 8, 2012 was down to 7.