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Buoyed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Buoy \Buoy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buoyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Buoying.]
  1. To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
  2. To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. Those old prejudices, which buoy up the ponderous mass of his nobility, wealth, and title. --Burke.
  3. To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel. Not one rock near the surface was discovered which was not buoyed by this floating weed. --Darwin.
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    • Bonds buoyed by Greek return as equity gains fizzle out
      Just two years after being at the epicenter of the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis, Greece drew solid demand at a five-year bond sale that aimed to raise 3 billion euros and offered a yield of 4.95 percent, beating Athens' 5 percent target. The country's deputy prime minister Evangelos Venizelos said the sale had been at least eight times oversubscri Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • GLOBAL MARKETS-Bonds buoyed by Greek return as shares fizzle out
      * Greece returns to bond markets, lifts fixed income Global equities had earlier risen after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting tempered concerns over future U.S interest rate rises, although those gains later fizzled out. The MSCI All-Country World index rose 0.2 percent while the similar MSCI World Index, which only tracks stocks from developed Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'
    • GLOBAL MARKETS-Bonds buoyed by Greek return as equity gains fizzle out
      * Greece makes successful return to bond markets Just two years after being at the epicentre of the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis, Greece drew solid demand at a five-year bond sale that aimed to raise 3 billion euros and offered a yield of 4.95 percent, beating Athens' 5 percent target. The country's deputy prime minister Evangelos Venizelos said t Read more on this news related to 'Buoyed'

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