Definitions for "Debt securities"
These are debts which can be bought and sold, such as debentures.
Securities representing money borrowed by an issuer that must be paid back at a specific date. The security pays interest or is purchased at a discount to face value. E.g. bonds or commercial paper.
Obligations to repay borrowed money in a certain time period, with or without interest. Debt securities include bonds, debentures, commercial paper, notes and treasury bills (T-bills).
Financial instruments issued by a company that carry with them a promise of interest payments and the repayment of principal.