Sinking fund

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SINKING FUND. A fund arising from particular taxes, imposts, or duties, which is appropriated towards the payment of the interest due on a public loan and for the gradual payment of the principal. See Funding System.

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As a result of the size and time-to-maturity of the common issuance, Eurobills would also alter the existing structure of the Euro Area sovereign bond market, but to a lesser extent than Blue Bonds, Eurobonds or the Redemption Fund.
Typically, if desired redemptions do not exceed the amount in the redemption fund on specified dates, the issuer will "call" (i.e., redeem) additional bonds, determined by random lot, until the redemption fund is depleted.
Redemption at other locations was now prohibited.(53) The reserve requirement against notes was altered so that each bank now had to contribute legal tender equal to 5 percent of its outstanding circulation to a redemption fund held at the Treasury.
There are strong legal provisions for GO debt, with all non-dedicated revenues flowing into the bond security and redemption fund to provide for debt service prior to operations.
The remaining $0.16 per gallon tax deposited into the transportation trust fund, after flowing through the state's bond security and redemption fund for the benefit of the state's GO bondholders, is also pledged.
Some of the more long-term parts - a European Redemption Fund, a proper fiscal capacity and short-term eurobills - are politically very sensitive and would require treaty changes.n
SUMMIT SCEPTICISM Leaders will discuss a cross-border banking union, closer fiscal integration and a possible debt redemption fund.
Leviev also funded the settlement organization the Land Redemption Fund. In December, the Israeli financial journal Globes published an expose of Leviev's serious human rights abuses and failure to fully comply with the Kimberley Process in Angola (article in English).
They settled for a noncommittal statement from the Commission, which paved the way for an expert group to be set up to analyse "possible merits, risks, requirements and obstacles" of a European Redemption Fund - to part-mutualise government debt - and short-term eurobills.
Leviev has also been an important donor to the settler organization the Land Redemption Fund that has used deceit and strong-arm tactics to secure land for settlement expansion.
A debt redemption fund or some form of partial mutualisation of debt in the eurozone would have lowered the interest burden on Italian debt in a more substantial way.
To bridge the gap, the Commission, in a noncommittal statement, agreed to set up an expert group to analyse the ins and outs of a European Redemption Fund - to part-mutualise government debt - and short-term eurobills (see box).