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zero-coupon

[zeer-oh-koo-pon, -kyoo-] /ˈzɪər oʊˈku pɒn, -ˈkyu-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a debt obligation that bears no interest but that is sold substantially below its face value.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • For far-dated cash flows, the price is much cheaper than buying the cash flows through a zero-coupon bond ladder.

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