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Eurobond

Long-term earnings on your foreign currency investments!

A Eurobond is a bond issued offshore by governments or corporates denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer's country. Eurobonds are usually long-term debt instruments.

Eurobonds are typically denominated in US Dollars (USD). Euro, Japanese Yen, Swiss Francs and other currency denominated Eurobonds are also available.

Features and Advantages

  • Typical maturities are 5-30 years.
  • The coupon interest may be fixed or floating. Payments may be annual or semi-annual.
  • Although issued as long term, Eurobonds may be sold before maturity; the market conditions at the date of cash-in are taken the as basis for the sale price. Higher than expected returns can be obtained in a market where interest rates decline, but the reverse is also possible.
  • When sold, the bonds are made out to the bearer; however, physical delivery to the buyer in reality is not possible.
  • The difference between buy-sell quotations varies according to the liquidity and transaction volume of the bond.
  • The standard value date is the transaction date plus two business days.
  • The minimum value of Eurobonds sold by HSBC is 1,000 USD/EUR and its multiples
  • In an environment where FX and TRY deposit interest rates are falling, Eurobonds are a high profit investment opportunity for foreign currency investors.
  • Eurobonds offer partial tax advantages.
  • You may easily invest in Eurobonds through HSBC Bank Branches.

Tax Regulations

For 2018 tax regulations, please click here.