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Average Weighted Maturity

Average weighted maturity - The average weighted maturity is the weighted average of time it will take all mortgages in a mortgage-backed security fund to come to term or mature. The higher the average weighted maturity the longer it will take for the securities to mature on average. The average weighted maturity is also called an average effective maturity. To determine the average weighted maturity you would calculate the average mortgage value by dividing it into the total of all mortgages in the fund. The average weighted maturity is a measure used to determine how sensitive a fixed income fund is to interest rates changes and the longer the average weighted maturity, means the more volatile the fund.

 

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) - Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Limited (HKEx) is a public trading holding company created in 2000 through the merger of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, and The Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company. The merger of the corporations,...

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