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COLLATERAL

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Definition:
Assets pledged or otherwise transferred (e.g. by credit institutions to central banks) as a guarantee for the repayment of loans, as well as assets sold (e.g. by credit institutions to central banks) under repurchase agreements.

Source Publication:
European Central Bank Annual Report, 2011, Glossary.

Cross References:
Collateralised debt obligations (CDOs)
Collaterised mortgage obligation (CMO)

Hyperlink:
http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/annrep/ar2011en.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Friday, November 09, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2013