arbitrage bonds


arbitrage bonds
municipality issued bonds issued intended to gain an interest rate advantage by refunding a higher-rate bond in ahead of their call date. Lower-rate refunding issue proceeds are invested in Treasuries until the first call date of the higher-rate issue. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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