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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According to investment managers, the restructuring process depends on the general tendency to invest in stocks due to their rising attractiveness compared to fixed-income instruments, despite the CBE's decision to increase the interest rate by 3% on Thursday.
Although the fund managers to be selected would be given flexibility in decision-making, Vergara said that the GSIS preferred higher-yielding stocks over fixed-income instruments.
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Rich investors favoured predictable returns and cash flow, as indicated by the rise in allocations to fixed-income instruments, to 31 per cent from 29 per cent, the report said.
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.
The financial tools of choice have been fixed-income instruments, mainly bonds, and terms have never been better.
ICI/ADP's 'impact' product is an integrated online securities transaction processing system that handles foreign and domestic fixed-income instruments including mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities.
The Federal Reserve Board's decision to trim its bellwether interest rate Tuesday should mean slightly lower borrowing costs for consumers and businesses, analysts said, but the action also will reduce the earnings power of savings accounts and other fixed-income instruments.
The GCA Validation Service provides a centralized source of corporate action announcements for equities and fixed-income instruments traded in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
HSBCAT's investments reside mostly in fixed-income instruments, as well as cash and fixed deposits.
exchanges will increasingly move toward a multi-asset class model, where exchanges are able to offer side-by-side trading of cash, derivatives and fixed-income instruments under one roof, as many European exchanges currently do.
HOUSTON -- Three-month trends reversed in August, as the percentage of investors' assets allocated to equities increased, while those in fixed-income instruments declined.