Bond (债券)

Bond (债券 zhài quàn) refers to a loan made by an investor to a borrower. The borrower, typically a corporation or government, is obligated to repay a certain amount on a future date, and the investor can benefit from the interests. 

Part 1: Breakdown of Words

” (zhài) as in “debt” (债务 zhài wù), “creditor” (债权人 zhài quán rén), “insolvency” (资不抵债 zī bù dǐ zhài), or “debt restructuring” (债务重组 zhài wù chóng zǔ). 

” (quàn) as in “securities” (证券 zhèng quàn), “coupon” (优惠券 yōu huì quàn), or “food stamps” (食品券 shí pǐn quàn).

Part 2: Examples

  1. Bond market (债券市场 zhài quàn shì chǎng).
  2. Bond yield (债券收益率 zhài quàn shōu yì lǜ).
  3. Bond credit rating (债券信用评级 zhài quàn xìn yòng píng jí).
  4. Bond index fund (债券指数基金 zhài quàn zhǐ shù jī jīn).
  5. Bond indenture (债券合约 zhài quàn hé yuē).
  6. Bond connect (债务通 zhài wù tōng).
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