• Refer to categories for securities or derivatives. Some buckets refer to maturity classifications, such as, 3, 6, 12 month buckets. There are many other designations as well. The term can also refer to duration adjusted groups, option adjusted groups, and other predefined categories which represent a dominant, common feature.
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