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Kangaroo Bond

Kangaroo Bond What is 'Kangaroo Bond' A type of foreign bond that is issued in the Australian market by non-Australian firms and is denominated in Australian currency. The bond is subject

Keepwell Agreement

Keepwell Agreement What is 'Keepwell Agreement' A contract between a parent company and its subsidiary to maintain solvency and financial backing throughout the term set in the agreement.

Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model (HJM Model)

Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model (HJM Model) What is 'Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model - HJM Model' A model that applies forward rates to an existing term structure of interest rates to determine appropr

Yield To Average Life

Yield To Average Life What is 'Yield To Average Life' The yield on a fixed-income security when the average maturity is substituted for the maturity date of the issue. It is particularly u

Yield Pickup

Yield Pickup What is 'Yield Pickup' The additional interest rate an investor receives when selling a lower-yielding bond in exchange for a higher-yielding bond. The bond with the lower yie

Yield Curve Risk

Yield Curve Risk What is the 'Yield Curve Risk' The yield curve risk is the risk of experiencing an adverse shift in market interest rates associated with investing in a fixed income instr

Hard Call Protection

Hard Call Protection What is 'Hard Call Protection' The period in the life of a callable bond during which the issuing company is not permitted to redeem the bond. Hard call bonds have thi

Yield Curve

Yield Curve A yield curve depicts interest rates of bonds having different maturities, but same credit quality, at a specific point in time. The yield curve is mostly used to compare rates o

Yield To Maturity (YTM)

Yield To Maturity (YTM) What is 'Yield To Maturity (YTM)' Yield to maturity (YTM) is the total return anticipated on a bond if the bond is held until the end of its lifetime. Yield to matu

Yield To Worst (YTW)

Yield To Worst (YTW) What is the 'Yield To Worst - YTW' The yield to worst (YTW) is the lowest potential yield that can be received on a bond without the issuer actually defaulting. The YT
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