|Rating||Credit standing and creditworthiness of a debtor. If a bond has a good rating, the investor can be very certain to get his/her money plus interest back at the end of maturity.|
|Rating||Measure indicating the creditworthiness of a company or a country as given by rating agencies in accordance with stringent, fixed criteria.|
|Redemption||Redemption means that the investor gets his capital back at/by the end of the agreed maturity. The redemption does not include the interest the investor receives for his/her capital. There are three possible ways of redemption: Annually (i.e. by annuities), at variable rates (amortisation mortgage), or in a lump sum (balloon payment). If the debt is paid back in instalments, the amortisation schedule lays down the respective amounts.|
|Registered shares||Shares made out to the name of a natural person or a legal entity.|
|Risk||The potential positive or negative deviation from the expected return.|
|Risk capital||Forms of investment that expose investors to company risks.|
|Round lot||Trading unit on stock exchanges.|
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