How the bond market works
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How the bond market works by Robert Zipf

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Published by New York Institute of Finance, Prentice-Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Bonds.,
  • Government securities.,
  • Bond market.

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StatementRobert Zipf.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,255p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22218569M
ISBN 100131243063

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