The Bond Market Association


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The Bond Market Association

Also called the BMA. A defunct trade association for investors in debt securities. Members of the Bond Market Association consisted of brokers, dealers, banks, and underwriters. The BMA set common practices for the industry, compiled statistics and other information, and lobbied governments. In 2006, the BMA formed the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in a merger with the Securities Industry Association.
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"The Association adds tremendous value to all participants in the global capital markets," said Ed Forst, chairman of the Bond Market Association and Chief Administrative Officer of Goldman Sachs Group.
Taub on behalf of and in conjunction with The Bond Market Association's Municipal Financial Products Committee.
(5) The Bond Market Association (2001) considers securitisation "an increasingly important and widely-used method of business financing throughout the world, [given that its] continued growth and expansion ...
140 contained neither what FASB had originally proposed nor the Bond Market Association's counter-proposal.
Between March 15 and May 14, market confusion about the SVO assessment of ECAPS caused spreads on ECAPS to widen by 0.05 percentage points, while spreads on corporate bonds widened by just 0.02 percentage points, officials at the American Council of Life Insurers, Washington, and the Bond Market Association, New York, have written in a joint letter about the reclassification.
The Bond Market Association: Annual Meeting, Waldoff-Astoria Hotel, New York.
Leading Wall Street economists, who are members of the Bond Market Association's Economic Advisory Committee, expect the U.S.
This rate is established in the official statement and is generally tied to the Bond Market Association Index rates or commercial paper rates.
The Bond Market Association, New York, and the American Securitization Forum (ASF) New York, also commended Ney and Kanjorski for introducing the Responsible Lending Act.
Similar to corporate bonds with a sinking fund, the principal is repaid to investors over a period of less than a year after a contractually predetermined revolving period, when only defined interest payments occur (The Bond Market Association, 1998).
The working group will include senior representatives of the two major cleating banks (JP Morgan Chase and The Bank of New York), the Government Securities Clearing Corporation, securities dealers, interdealer brokers, custodian banks, The Bond Market Association, and the Investment Company Institute.
To find out more about Treasuries and the bond market in general, go to the Bond Market Association's Website (www.investinginbonds.com).