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Advice for Investors | How and when to buy strip bonds - Advice for Investors
See the difference. Coupon payments or interest payments vary. Bonds are also resold at varying prices according to market conditions, between buyers. However, when bonds are purchased between coupon payments, the buyer must pay the seller the Accrued Interest or accumulated interest from the last coupon payment until the transaction settlement date. The buyer will then receive a full interest payment at the next coupon date, redeeming the accrued interest they paid at purchase. Interest due from issue date or from the last coupon date to the security settlement date. Interest that has accumulated on a bond since its most recent regular interest payment date.
Investment dealers first introduced strip bonds also know as coupons or zero-coupon bonds into Canada in At the right price, strips offer registered plan holders a number of advantages. They buy a large block of high-quality federal or provincial government bonds. Then they sell the bond and all the coupons to investors like you at a discount to below their face values.
Stripping, the separate trading of the registered interest and principal of securities, has been possible in the case of certain ten and year Federal bonds since the middle of Outstanding ten-year and year bonds have their coupon date on 4 January, 15 February, 15 may, 4 July, 15 August or 4 September and are strippable. The minimum amount possible for stripping is Euro 50, The separation of interest and principal is undertaken on behalf of the bond holder by the body credit institution or German Finance Agency carrying the safe custody account concerned. The reconstruction of the original bond, the underlying bond, from the coupon strip and the principal strip is also possible; however, only credit institutions, financial service institutions, securities trading firms and securities trading banks may do this with their own bond holdings.