Glossary

Updated 23 September 2018

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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redemption

Return of an investor's principal. Usually occurs at maturity date, but can also occur during the lifetime of a bond (eg partial or early redemption).

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
redemption

Return of an investor's principal. Usually occurs at maturity date, but can also occur during the lifetime of a bond (eg partial or early redemption).

Updated: 11 Dec 2016