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GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS INTEREST

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Definition:
Government bonds are its documentary promise to repay borrowed money with interest at a rate determined at issue starting on a date fixed at the time of issue. Government bond yields refers to one or more representing yields to maturity of government bonds or other bonds that would indicate longer term rates.

Source Publication:
International Financial Statistics Yearbook, IMF, Washington D.C, 2000, Introduction, page xvii.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, December 21, 2005