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08:50 Aug 7, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Bonitätswette - Laufzeitwette
A questionnaire to be sent to mutual fund managers has these two terms under the heading "Strengths-Weaknesses --- Bonds". None of my dictionaries has the terms and I was also not able to find them on the Web. Could -wette be a typo for -werte?

Thanks for any help.
Robert
English translation:see below
Explanation:
I'd bet [pun intended ;-) ] that you are right, "wette" would appear to be a typo and should read Werte.

Bonität is generally credit worthiness, and Laufzeit is the term of a bond, i.e. the time until it matures. See the pertinent entries from Schäfer, Hyperbook Wirtschaftsenglisch, below.

Bonität
(Fin) credit standing
– credit worthiness
– financial standing

Laufzeit (Fin) life
– life span
– maturity period
– time to maturity (eg, of bond issue)
– length of time to maturity (eg, 5 years to maturity)

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
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Explanation:
I'd bet [pun intended ;-) ] that you are right, "wette" would appear to be a typo and should read Werte.

Bonität is generally credit worthiness, and Laufzeit is the term of a bond, i.e. the time until it matures. See the pertinent entries from Schäfer, Hyperbook Wirtschaftsenglisch, below.

Bonität
(Fin) credit standing
– credit worthiness
– financial standing

Laufzeit (Fin) life
– life span
– maturity period
– time to maturity (eg, of bond issue)
– length of time to maturity (eg, 5 years to maturity)

HTH!


Ulrike Lieder
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