DEFINITION of 'Brady Bonds'

Bonds that are issued by the governments of developing countries. Brady bonds are some of the most liquid emerging market securities. They are named after former U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady, who sponsored the effort to restructure emerging market debt instruments.

BREAKING DOWN 'Brady Bonds'

The price movements of Brady bonds provides an accurate indication of market sentiment toward developing nations. Most issuers are Latin American countries.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Bond Market

    The environment in which the issuance and trading of debt securities ...
  2. Bond Fund

    A fund invested primarily in bonds and other debt instruments. ...
  3. U.S. Savings Bonds

    A U.S. government savings bond that offers a fixed rate of interest ...
  4. Corporate Bond

    A debt security issued by a corporation and sold to investors. ...
  5. Bond Yield

    The amount of return an investor will realize on a bond. Several ...
  6. Treasury Bond - T-Bond

    A marketable, fixed-interest U.S. government debt security with ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing

    Investing In Emerging Market Debt

    This asset class has left much of its unstable past behind. Find out how to invest in it.
  2. Investing

    3 Bonds You May Have Never Heard Of

    These lesser-known bonds may give your portfolio a boost when other investments products fall short.
  3. Investing

    Spice Up Your Portfolio With International Bonds

    Going global can add flavor and diversity to an otherwise bland basket of bonds.
  4. Investing

    Find The Right Bond At The Right Time

    Find out which bonds you should be investing in and when you should be buying them.
  5. Investing

    How To Choose The Right Bond For You

    Bond investing is a stable and low-risk way to diversify a portfolio. However, knowing which types of bonds are right for you is not always easy.
  6. Investing

    U.S. Corporate Bonds: The Last Safe Place to Make Money

    There aren't many other sources right now for relatively safe, steady income.
  7. Investing

    Corporate Bond Basics: Learn to Invest

    Understand the basics of corporate bonds to increase your chances of positive returns.
  8. Investing

    An Introduction to Individual Bonds

    Individual bonds are better than bond funds and can be a key component to one’s investment strategy.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What forms of debt security are available for the average investor?

    Discover the various different types of debt securities, issued by government entities or corporations, that are available ... Read Answer >>
  2. Who are the key players in the bond market?

    The bond market can essentially be broken down into three main groups: issuers, underwriters and purchasers. The issuers ... Read Answer >>
  3. Where can I buy government bonds?

    The type of bond determines where you can purchase it, so you need to decide which type of bond you would like to purchase ... Read Answer >>
  4. How does face value differ from the price of a bond?

    Discover how bonds are traded as investment securities and understand the various terms used in bond trading, including par ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Cryptocurrency

    A digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of ...
  2. Promissory Note

    A financial instrument that contains a written promise by one party to pay another party a definite sum of money either on ...
  3. SEC Form 13F

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Information Required of Institutional Investment ...
  4. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
  5. Absolute Advantage

    The ability of a country, individual, company or region to produce a good or service at a lower cost per unit than the cost ...
  6. Nonce

    Nonce is a number added to a hashed block, that, when rehashed, meets the difficulty level restrictions.
Trading Center