Long bonds

Long bonds

Bonds with a long current maturity. The "long bond" is the 30-year US Treasury bond.

Long Bonds

A bond with a long time until maturity, often defined as more than two years. This is also called a long coupon.
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Labidi stressed that under these policies, central banks intervene in the secondary compartment of the bond market to buy long bonds, pushing bond prices to rise and resulting in lower long-term interest rates.
He said that investors should not be "too long bonds, not too short stocks" and warned that investors should be careful with commodity investments.
Ali Larijani said that long bonds of friendship were being damaged by few evil forces while both countries should fight jointly, such evil forces that wish to divide the Muslim world.
De-risking pension plans has informed institutional investors in the DC space about the role of duration, especially the role long bonds can play in a diversified portfolio," says Joe Nankof, co-founder and partner of consulting firm Rocaton.
Long bonds have been a great source of diversification this quarter and should be considered a good hedge against falling stock prices.
The bottom-line: long bonds may not be as safe as stocks.
Long bonds have strengthened across the board; 10 year US treasuries strengthened and lowered their yields 38 bps from 3.
Although the new guidance from Europe''s central bankers suggests that base rates will not be moving for some time, long bonds are likely to be more responsive to news out of the US where the economic recovery rests more comfortably on the broader shoulders of the consumer.
Will you have a large enough allocation towards long bonds or inflation linked investments protecting against inflation?
Leaders were long bonds of Sberbank, VEB and VTB that showed growth between 0.
This is because both measured bond positions, and the hedging demand for long bonds under investors' subjective belief move slowly over time.
At that time, the savings bonds held by the average American paid a very low rate of interest compared to that offered on the treasury notes, bills, and long bonds, largely held by wealthy individuals and financial institutions.