debt security

debt security
Any financial instrument representing a creditor relationship between the issuer (the debtor) and the holder of the instrument (the creditor). This generally includes all U.S. Treasury securities, municipal securities, corporate bonds, convertible debt, commercial paper, and securitized debt instruments such as CMOs and REMICs. Debt securities are usually not defined to include option contracts, futures contracts, forward contracts, lease contracts, or nonsecuritized loans. American Banker Glossary

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debt security UK US noun [C]
FINANCE a financial document such as a bond, debenture, etc. that shows that money is owed and that the borrower promises to pay it back on a certain date at an agreed rate of interest: »

short-term/long-term debt securities


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