Balloon Interest

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Definition: Balloon Interest

Balloon Interest

Full Definition of Balloon Interest

A higher coupon rate on serial bonds that matures at specific intervals at a later date. The coupon rate is often inflated, thus the name balloon interest. Bonds that have this inflated rate can be a lucrative investment for investors that retain the bonds for lengthy periods of time.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Balloon Interest are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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