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English definition of “high-yield”

high-yield

adjective
 
 
( also high-yielding) FINANCE
used to describe bonds that pay a lot of interest, shares with high dividends, etc., often involving a high level of risk: The new high-yield funds buy bonds from companies with a lower credit rating. The fund will invest in a mix of high-yielding corporate bonds. The fund is invested 35 per cent in gilts, with the remainder in the US high-yield market.
(Definition of high-yield from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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