Definitions

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  • n. A bond of a U.S. corporation issued in Europe.

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  • n. An international bond denominated in a currency not native to the country where it is issued.

Etymologies

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Euro- +‎ bond

Examples

  • Investors have been calling for the creation of a so-called Eurobond, which would be backed by all 17 euro area nations.

  • Warburg invented what is known as the Eurobond market, in which companies raise funds by issuing bonds denominated in currencies other than their own.

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  • The simple explanation is that it would be a mechanism for countries to issue a kind of collective bond, or a "Eurobond," backed by the entire Eurozone.

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  • Russian mobile telephone operator OAO Mobile TeleSystems on Tuesday said it boosted the ruble portion of its debt to 77% from 63% of the total in the fourth quarter, following the issue of a 25 billion-ruble $882 million domestic bond and a loan from Sberbank, combined with the repayment of a Eurobond and dollar-syndicated loan.

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  • Earlier today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel completely discounted the possibility of a Eurobond.

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  • The Ivory Coast's $2.3 billion Eurobond maturing 2032 was issued last year as part of the restructuring of its Brady bonds, on which it defaulted back in 2000.

    Debt Default Looms for Ivory Coast

  • The West African nation has already missed a Dec. 31 interest payment of $30 million due on the 2032-dated Eurobond.

    Debt Default Looms for Ivory Coast

  • Least of all do Germans want anything to do with the idea of a Eurobond, which would wrap together all of the euro-zone countries in one low-risk offering.

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  • Investors will likely be on the lookout for any indications that France and Germany might be open to the idea of a multicountry Eurobond to finance bailouts, even though spokesmen for both leaders said the topic won't be on Tuesday's agenda.

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  • Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Investors will likely be on the lookout for any indications that France and Germany might be open to the idea of a multicountry Eurobond to finance bailouts.

    Euro Advances on Rivals

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