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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Green bonds are fixed-income financial instruments for raising capital to fund environmentally-friendly projects, assets or business activities.
The bills also mandate passing on benefits to policyholders hit by such cuts, if interest rates rise down the track and thus help insurers increase their profitability on fixed-income financial instruments.