Basis Point

One one-hundredth of one percent (.01%). Example: 0.04% is four Basis Points, so 5.49% is four Basis Points more than 5.45%.

Preparing Bonds

Learn about over various terms and concepts that may arise while preparing a bond issue.

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One percent or 1%.

Interest Rate

The rate expressed as a percentage of the principal amount of a bond used to determine the amount of interest to be paid by the issuer or the borrower.

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Non-Callable Bond

A bond that cannot be called for optional redemption by the issuer prior to its stated maturity date.