intermediate bond

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Intermediate Bond

A debt security with a maturity in the medium-term. While there is no set definition of what constitutes the medium-term, it is generally accepted that intermediate bonds are those that mature somewhere between one and 15 years. One of the most common intermediate bonds, the U.S. Treasury Note, usually has a maturity of 10 years. Intermediate bonds have become increasingly popular for what were formerly called long-term investors. This is especially true among Treasury securities; Treasury Notes have increasingly replaced Treasury Bonds as benchmarks of the bond market.

intermediate bond

A debt security with a maturity of 7 to 15 years. Also called medium-term bond. See also long bond, short bond.
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Medium term bonds (three years) should increase in yield by 5-10 bpts and long end (five years) issues by 20-25 bpts boosted by additional supply of long-term debt from the Ministry of Finance (Minfin) and a revaluation of inflation expectations closer to September.
"With such abundant liquidity position, we are at very comfortable level to repay our senior bond maturing in March 2011 from the bank's internal funds, regardless of the issuance of our planned senior euro medium term bonds."

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