Treasury Bond

A treasury bond is a bond issued by a national government through which investors can lend money to that government in exchange for coupon payments (interest). Government bonds typically have terms of 10 to 30 years until they reach maturity, making them best suited to long-term investments.

This term is often used synonymously with the term government bond.

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