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government paper

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Definition of government paper in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Bonds or other promissory certificates issued by the government.
Example sentences
  • I believe they will flock to short and medium term government paper and the US bond market should see an astounding rally, at least for the foreseeable future.
  • As on May 30, 2003, around 36 per cent of the debt portfolio was invested in government paper and 38 per cent in AAA debt securities.
  • Government regulators obliged funds to invest two-thirds of their assets in government paper, which was deemed a safe investment.

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