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Semiannual

Describing a situation, event, statement, or anything else that occurs or is filed twice per year. For example, most bonds pay coupons on a semiannual basis. See also: Annual, Quarterly.
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semiannual

Occurring twice each year. Same as biannual.
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We report to the Congress semiannually on our objectives and plans for monetary policy, and we provide additional testimony on request.
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by ONA The issue settlement date will be on Monday February 22, 2016 and interest on the new bonds will be paid semiannually on August 22 and February 22, every year until maturity date on February 22, 2021.
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The notes have a ten-year final maturity, an issue price of 99.915% and a fixed rate coupon of 3.375%, payable semiannually.
Yields on the largest portion of the deal, bonds paying interest semiannually, ranged from 3.375% for those due in six years, to 5.65% on August 2042 bonds.
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I-Bonds deliver a guaranteed rate of interest above the inflation rate and the interest they earn is compounded semiannually. You can cash them anytime after 12 months.
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Some income-oriented investors have been enticed into funds merely for the sake of convenience because many bond funds pay out income monthly, rather than annually or semiannually, making cash management easier.
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