Samurai bond

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Samurai bond

A yen-denominated bond issued in Tokyo by a non-Japanese borrower. Related: Bulldog bond and Yankee bond.

Samurai Bond

A foreign bond denominated in Japanese yen and traded in the Japan. In order to raise capital from Japanese investors, a non-Japanese company may choose to sell a bond in Japan. See also: Bulldog Bond, Yankee Bond.

Samurai bond

A yen-denominated bond issued by a non-Japanese firm or institution.
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Turkey would issue the Samurai bonds under a Japanese program which guarantees debt issued by emerging countries with ratings below investment grade and is now waiting for more information from Tokyo, the sources said.
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The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Ex-Im) has offered a total of JPY100bn of samurai bonds in Japan on Thursday, via three tranches.
The Argentine government on Friday defaulted on a 50 billion yen samurai bond issue sold primarily in Japan, marking the biggest default for samurai bonds or yen-denominated bonds issued by foreign borrowers.
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