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- This bond is subject to the regulations imposed on all securities traded in the national market (Malaysia) and sometimes to special regulations and disclosure requirements governing foreign borrowers. Many of these issues have colorful nicknames such as: Yankee bonds : dollar-denominated bonds which are issued by non-American borrowers in the U.S. market. Samurai bonds : yen-denominated bonds which are issued by non-Japanese borrowers in the Japanese market. Bulldog bonds : pound sterling-denominated bonds which are issued by non- British borrowers in the British market. Heidi bonds : franc-denominated bonds which are issued by non-Swiss borrowers in the Swiss market.
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- A Eurobond issue is one denominated in a particular currency, but sold to investors in national capital markets other than the country which issues the denominating currency. - Eurobonds make up over 80 percent of the international bond market. - The TWO (2) major reasons for this stem from the fact that the U.S. dollar is the currency most frequently sought in international bond financing. First, Eurodollar bonds can be brought to market more quickly than Yankee bonds because they are not offered to U.S. investors and thus do not have to meet the strict SEC registration requirements. Second, Eurobonds are typically bearer bonds that provide anonymity to the owner and thus allow a means for evading taxes on the interest received. Because of this feature,
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