What is Bond Market?

What is Bond Market?


Bond Market Definition :

The bond market (also debt market or credit market) is a financial market where participants can issue new debt, known as the primary market, or buy and sell debt securities, known as the secondary market. This is usually in the form of bonds, but it may include notes, bills, and so on.

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Its primary goal is to provide long-term funding for public and private expenditures. The bond market has largely been dominated by the United States, which accounts for about 44% of the market.

Types of Bond Market :

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) classifies the broader bond market into five specific bond markets.

# Corporate
# Government and agency
# Municipal
# Mortgage-backed, asset-backed, and collateralize debt obligations
# Funding


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