What does the French banking term OAT mean?

French Treasury bonds ‘Les Obligations Assimilables du Tresor are known by their acronym OAT.

According to our research, these French government bonds are issued for a period of minimum 5 years and maximum of 50 years. This type of credit is credit of the French state and therefore the bonds are a debt of the French State and guaranteed by the French state. Learn more in French here.

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