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Hypothecary Value
Source: Encyclopedia of Banking & Finance (9h Edition) by Charles J Woelfel
(We recommend this as work of authority.)

Loan value; COLLATERAL value; the value of securities or other collateral, e.g. notes, acceptances, etc., when placed on deposit with the lender as a pledge for the payment of a loan.  Good bonds may have a hypothecary value equal to from 75 to 90% of their market value on "nonpurpose" loans.


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