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Nonmarketable security

Securities that cannot be easily bought and sold.
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Nonmarketable Security

A security that may not be bought or sold. Generally, a nonnegotiable security may be redeemed by the issuer, but this is often subject to some limitations. Low-risk instruments such as savings bonds and certificates of deposit are examples of nonnegotiable securities. They are also called nonnegotiable securities and nontradeable securities.
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nonmarketable security

A security that may not be sold by one investor to another. This type of security is generally redeemable by the issuer, although within certain limitations. U.S. Treasury savings bonds and most certificates of deposit are nonmarketable securities. Also called nonnegotiable security.
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However, excess QPP funds are managed by the "Caisse de depot et de placement du Quebec" which pursues a diversified investment policy, while excess CPP funds are made available to the participating provinces (in proportion to provincial contributions to the CPP) in exchange for non-marketable securities at an interest rate equal to that the federal government would have to pay on comparable bonds.
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