breakeven rates (for bonds)

English translation: profitability threshold

08:31 Oct 11, 2004
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English term or phrase: breakeven rates (for bonds)
What does breakeven rates mean in this context?
"We began the quarter intending to buy longer-dated paper, but with the continuing backup in yields, breakeven rates became less attractive and we were forced to concentrate our purchases in the one-to-two month sector."
Johanna Holmberg
Local time: 23:37
English translation:profitability threshold
the point (i.e. rate) at which you start to earn money on the bond - if you sell it
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Marek Daroszewski (MrMarDar)
Local time: 23:37
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4 +3profitability threshold
Marek Daroszewski (MrMarDar)



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profitability threshold

the point (i.e. rate) at which you start to earn money on the bond - if you sell it

Marek Daroszewski (MrMarDar)
Local time: 23:37
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agree  moken: Exactly. :O)
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agree  conejo
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agree  senin
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