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titres souverains

English translation: sovereign debt

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18:00 May 14, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
French term or phrase: titres souverains
"La performance des actifs obligataires a été correcte en 2005. Pour les titres souverains de la zone euro, elle est de l'ordre de 5,2%"
laurentl
Local time: 17:31
English translation:sovereign debt
Explanation:
Basically government-backed debt instruments. Debt rather than securities (titres) tends to be the term used (a liability for the issuer and an asset for the holder).
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sovereign debt


Explanation:
Basically government-backed debt instruments. Debt rather than securities (titres) tends to be the term used (a liability for the issuer and an asset for the holder).

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