investment grade (debt)

15:25 Apr 17, 2005
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Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
English term or phrase: investment grade (debt)
Staff focus on trading debt securities issued by private corporations. Generally investment grade debt fall into this category.
Staff focus on trading bonds that were generally investment grade upon issuance but have declined in quality or outlook since their issuance.
Staff focus on trading securities that have a rating of BB (Moody’s rating) or lower (i.e., non-investment grade debt or “Junk”).
Melanie Michael
Germany
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4 +1Investment-Grade oder auch erstklassige ~
VerenaH (X)


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Investment-Grade oder auch erstklassige ~


Explanation:
Investment-Grade oder Erstklassige (Anleihen, Schuldverschreibungen etc.)
as opposed to
Speculative-Grade/Junk

http://onwirtschaft.t-online.de/c/07/29/46/729462.html

http://www.hfb.de/Dateien/Arbeitsbericht12.pdf
S. 5 (search pdf for investment grade)
oder bei Merrill-Lynch: Bei Standard & Poor's beginnt der Bereich Investment-Grade bei BBB.

Investment Grade:
A bond or note rated Baa or higher by Moody's, BBB or higher by Standard & Poor's, or comparably by other rating agencies. See Table of Bond Ratings (Appendix).
Source www.amex.com
Investment GradeBonds considered to be safe investments. They carry credit ratings of BBB/Baa or above from the credit rating agencies, who do not consider the issuers likely to default.
Source Reuters




VerenaH (X)
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