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The time between today's date and the maturity date for a particular bond. For example, if a company issued a 20 years bond five years ago, its current maturity is 15 years. The current maturity is important for a bond's valuation. See also: Yield to maturity, Duration.
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The length of time before a security matures. For example, a bond issued 15 years ago that had an original maturity of 20 years, has a current maturity of 5 years. The current maturity, rather than the original maturity, is important in valuing a bond.
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