Government agency

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A government agency is an entity owned or sponsored by a government, with a degree of independence from the sponsoring government.

Also known as a governmental agency.

Central banks' market dominance mutes pricing signals
"[Central banks] have also become the largest buyers of government agency debt, directing capital into favoured sectors, further creating/shifting risk and muting market signals."
The Treasurer, November 2021 - Issue 4, 2021, p25 - Anthony J Carfang, Managing Director, The Carfang Group

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