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FOREIGN BOND

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Definition:
Securities - for example, Yankee, Samurai, Shogun, Shibosai, Bulldog, Matador, and Daimyo bonds - issued by a borrower in a domestic capital market other than its own, usually denominated in the currency of that market, underwritten and sold by a national under-writing and selling group of the lenders’ country. (Usually issued in bearer or registered form.).

Source Publication:
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey Guide, Second Edition, International Monetary Fund, 2002, Washington DC. Appendix VI: Definition and Description of Instruments.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/cpis/2002/pdf/cpis_index.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Thursday, August 01, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, August 01, 2002