Glossary

Glossary

  • ABN

  • ABS

  • Accrued interest

  • ADI

  • AFMA

  • AOFM

  • APRA

  • ASIC

  • Asset backed security (ABS)

  • ASX

  • ATO

  • AUD

  • Austraclear (now known as Exigo)

  • Australian bonds

  • Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA)

  • Australian Government guarantee

  • Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM)

  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

  • Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

  • Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI)

  • Bank bill

  • Bank bill swap rate (BBSW)

  • Bank bonds

  • Base payment

  • Basis points (bps)

  • BBSW

  • Bid / Bid price

  • Bid offer/ Bid ask spread

  • Bloomberg

  • Bond

  • Bond rate

  • Bond yield

  • Bps

  • Buy bonds

  • Buy-back

  • Call date

  • Call option

  • Cap

  • Capital Gain

  • Capital indexed bonds (CIB)

  • Capital Loss

  • Capital price

  • Cash target rate

  • CDO

  • CDS

  • CGIS

  • CGL

  • CHESS

  • CIB

  • Clean price

  • CLO

  • CMBS

  • Collateral

  • Collateralised debt obligation (CDO)

  • Collateralised loan obligation (CLO)

  • Commercial paper

  • Commonwealth Government bonds

  • Contract note

  • Convertible bond

  • Corporate bond

  • Coupon

  • Coupon margin

  • Coupon rate

  • Covered bonds

  • CPI

  • CPI bonds

  • Credit enhancement

  • Credit rating agencies

  • Credit risk

  • Credit spread

  • Cum interest

  • Cumulative / Non-cumulative

  • Debenture

  • Debt

  • Default

  • Dirty price

  • Discount margin

  • Discount security

  • Discount to face value

  • Distribution

  • Duration

  • DVP

  • EC

  • Effective yield

  • EFT

  • Equity

  • EU

  • Eurobond

  • Ex-coupon / Ex-interest / Ex-dividend

  • Exigo

  • Face value

  • FED

  • FIIG

  • Fixed income

  • Fixed rate bond

  • Fixed/Floating interest rates

  • Floating charge

  • Floating rate note (FRN)

  • Floor

  • FRN

  • Fungible

  • FV

  • Gearing

  • Government and semi-government bonds

  • Government bonds

  • Gross price

  • Guarantee

  • Guarantor

  • High yield bond

  • HIN

  • Hybrid securities

  • IFSA

  • IIA

  • IMF

  • Income security

  • Index-linked bonds (ILBs)

  • Initial public offering (IPO)

  • Insolvent

  • Interest rate risk

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  • Investment and Financial Services Association Limited (IFSA)

  • Investor

  • IPO

  • ISDA

  • ISIN

  • Issue margin

  • Issuer

  • Junk bond

  • Leverage

  • LIBOR

  • Liquidation

  • Liquidity

  • Liquidity risk

  • Managed funds

  • Mark to market

  • Market index

  • Maturity

  • MBS

  • Medium term note (MTN)

  • Minimum investment

  • Modified duration

  • Mortgage backed security (MBS)

  • MTN

  • Negotiable certificate of deposit (NCD)

  • Nominal bonds

  • Offer / Offer price

  • Offer yield

  • Offering

  • Official cash rate

  • Open market

  • Opportunity cost

  • OTC

  • Over the Counter (OTC)

  • Par value

  • Payment schedule

  • Perpetual security

  • Premium

  • Present value

  • Primary market

  • Principal

  • Professional investor

  • Promissory note

  • Prospectus

  • Purchase price

  • Put option

  • PV

  • RBA

  • Recovery Rate

  • Redeemable / Non redeemable

  • Repurchase agreement (Repo)

  • Reserve bank information and transfer system (RITS)

  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

  • Residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS)

  • Retail investor

  • Return

  • Risk

  • RITS

  • RMBS

  • Roll over

  • RTGS

  • Running yield

  • S&P

  • Seasoned bonds

  • Secondary market

  • Securities

  • Securitisation

  • Self managed super

  • Senior debt

  • Settlement

  • SMSF

  • SMSF strategies

  • Sophisticated investor

  • SPV

  • SRN

  • State government bonds (Semis)

  • Step-up securities

  • Subordinated debt

  • Swap

  • Synthetic security

  • Term

  • Term deposits

  • TFN

  • The bond market

  • Tier 1 capital

  • Trade / Switch

  • Trading margin

  • Tranche

  • Treasury inflation protected securities (TIPS)

  • Trust deed

  • UBS composite bond index

  • Unsecured note

  • Wholesale investor

  • Wind-up

  • Wrapped bonds

  • Write-down

  • Yield curve

  • Yield to maturity

  • YTM

  • Zero coupon bond

Our awards

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