Dictionary

Securities, Security

From the Collaborative Bond and Money Market Data Portal. 

 

A Security is a negotiable Debt or Equity Instrument, evidencing a share in the ownership (Equity) or Indebtedness (Debt) of the Issuer.

 

The most common types of securities issued are common and preferred stock (collectively Equity Instruments), and Bonds, Notes, MTNs, Commercial Paper, Certficates of Deposit, Schuldschein and Bills (collectively Debt Instruments).

 

Based on available data, on the 1st of December, 2015, International Bond and Money Markets had 422,264 different Debt Instruments for a total of USD35tn equivalent in 76 different currencies outstanding.  

 

For information on issues in the Debt Instrument Market, please use the Instrument search tool.

For information on the current size of the Debt Instrument Market, please use the data sheet tool.

For information on the composition of the Debt Instrument Market, please use the issuer search tool.

For information on active dealers in the Debt Instrument Market, please use the dealer search tool.