Municipal bond

Municipal bond,

Definition of Municipal bond:

  1. A security issued by or on behalf of a local authority.

  2. US term for tax-exempt bond issued by states and political subdivisions (such as cities and counties) to raise funds for certain public works, such as low income houses, bridges, and roads. Municipal bonds are redeemed with interest, and are either backed by the full taxing power of the government (as a general obligation bond) or their repayment is based on the specific revenue generated by the financed project (as a moral obligation bond). Often shortened to muni.

How to use Municipal bond in a sentence?

  1. To obtain a fair price on U.S. Treasuries and municipal bonds, buy new issues as well.

Meaning of Municipal bond & Municipal bond Definition