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The coupon is a regular payment received by a bondholder over the lifetime of a bond. The coupon rate is that amount expressed as a percentage of the face value of the bond. For example, a bond with a face value of $1000 and a fixed coupon rate of 10% paying annually, will pay $100 per annum for the term to maturity.

The interest rate that a bond issuer promises to pay the bondholder until the bond matures.

The interest rate specified on a bond when it is originally issued.

The coupon rate is the interest rate that the issuer of a bond or other debt security promises to pay during the term of a loan. For example, a bond that is paying 6% annual interest has a coupon rate of 6%.

The interest rate offered by a bond. The coupon rate is an annual rate multiplied times the par value to obtain the annual coupon payment. Corporate bonds usually pay half the annual coupon payment every six months.

The stated annual interest paid on a bond or other debt security. For instance, the coupon on a $ 1,000 bond that pays 10 percent interest would be $100. On coupon bonds, the owner must detach the coupon from the bond to present for interest payments.

The actual interest rate stated on a bond, typically payable in semi-annual installments.

The annual rate of interest payable on a coupon security expressed as a percentage of the principal amount.

Coupon Rate is the yearly payment an issuer promises to pay a bondholder during the life of a Bond expressed as a percentage of the Bond's face value. For example, a bond with a face value of $1000, which pays interest of $40 twice a year, has a Coupon Rate of 8%. Top of this page

The fixed rate of interest, set at issuance, that is paid to bondholders until maturity, expressed as an annual percentage of the bond's face or par value.

The stated annualized percentage of interest paid on an investment.

The annual value of a bond's coupon payments, expressed as a percentage of the bond's par value.

The stated, fixed rate of interest paid by a fixed-income security, expressed as a percentage of the par value of the security.Â A bond with a par value of $1,000 that pays $70 a year has a coupon rate of 7 percent.Â Also called the nominal yield.

The interest rate that an issuer promises to pay over the life of a debt security, such as a bond, expressed as a percentage of face value. Normal practice is to pay half the annual rate semiannually.

The nominal return on a fixed interest security.

The contractual interest rate stated in the mortgage document.

The stated anual interest rate on debt instrument. The term is used to describe the contract interest rate on the face of the mortgage note.

Another term for the interest rate to be paid on a bond or other debt security.

The fixed interest paid on a bond as a percentage of its face value, each year, until maturity. In Thailand the coupon is usually paid semi-annually or annually. Debenture A debenture, like a bond, is an interest-bearing certificate of indebtedness. Some debentures can be exchanged for common stock and are called convertible debentures.

Interest rate on the loan. If a fixed rate, the actual rate; if an adjustable rate, the current rate.

The annual coupon of a bond divided by the bond's principal.

The annual rate of interest on the bond's face value that a bond's issuer promises to pay the bondholder. It is the bond's interest payment per dollar of par value.

The Coupon field is for the stated coupon interest rate.

The annual rate of interest payable on a debt security, expressed as a percentage of the face value of the instrument.

The relationship between the annual interest level of a security and its principal amount. For example, a bond with a $1,000 principal amount that pays $80 in annual interest has an 8% coupon rate.

The annual interest rate shown on the face of a mortgage note.

The set amount of a regular interest payment made to you for the duration of the security. The coupon rate is expressed in percentage terms, and is set by the issuer when the security is first offered to the market.

The specified interest rate or amount of interest paid on a bond.

Every government security carries a coupon rate also called as interest rate, which is fixed. e.g. 12.00% GOI 2008 where 12.00% is the coupon rate payable on the face value which is maturing in the year 2008.

The interest rate on a debt security the issuer promises to pay to the holder until maturity, expressed as an annual percentage of the security's face value. For example, a bond with a 10% coupon will pay $10 per $100 of the face amount per year, usually in installments paid every six months. Originally, such bonds had detachable coupons that were presented to collect payments.

A synonym for the interest rate on a bond. A 6% coupon rate on a bond with a face value of $1,000 produces $60 in interest payments annually.

Stated annual percentage of interest paid on a fixed-income investment.

The stated percentage rate of interest on bonds, notes or other fixed income securities.

The interest rate specified on interest coupons attached to a bond. The term is synonymous with nominal interest rate.

The rate of interest that, when multiplied by the par value, indicates the dollar value of the coupon payment.

The contractual rate of interest to be paid on the principal amount of a fixed income security. Most bonds pay interest twice per year at a rate equal to 1/2 the coupon rate.

The stated interest rate on a debt instrument, without regard to any discount or premium.

The fixed interest rate paid by the issuer of a bond to the lender quoted as a percentage of the face value. The issuer of a bond with a face value of $1,000 and a coupon rate of 10% will pay $100 to the lender each year until maturity.

In bonds, notes or other fixed income securities, the stated percentage rate of interest, usually paid twice a year.

The interest rate that a bond issuer is obligated to pay the bond holder until the bond matures.

This is another term for the interest rate on a bond.

Coupon rate is the interest rate on a bond, expressed as a percentage of par (or face value).

The specified interest rate payable to the bondholder. The coupon rate multiplied by the face value of the bond equals the coupon amount.

The interest rate percentage that an issuer of debt securities promises to pay over the life of the security.

The interest as a percent of par paid by a bond. It is called a coupon rate because historically bonds included attached coupons that were clipped and surrendered for cash. Today, most bonds come without the attached coupons.

The annual interest rate of a bond.

The stated, fixed, or nominal interest rate for a bond.

Interest rate on a debt security that the issuer promises to pay the holder until maturity. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of face value. For example, a bond with a 9% coupon will pay $9 per $100 of the face amount per year. The annual payment is usually divided into semiannual installments. See: Coupon; Debt Security; Face Value; Issuer

The actual interest rate on a debt, bond, note, or other fixed income security. The coupon rate on a mortgage is the contract rate stated in the mortgage note.

The specified annual interest rate payable to the bond or note holder as printed on the bond. This term is still used even though coupon bonds are not issued.

The stated percentage rate of interest rate on a bond, usually payable in half-yearly instalments.

The specified annual interest rate payable to the bond or note holder as printed on the bond. This term is still used even though there are no coupon bonds anymore.

The stated rate of interest on a bond or debenture.

A bond or preferred stock's annual rate of interest, expressed as a percentage of par value.

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