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English definition of “investment-grade”

investment-grade

adjective     FINANCE
used to describe a financial product that has low risk and will probably make a profit: About $1.5 billion in investment-grade corporate bonds were sold Tuesday. Banks make more money arranging loans for junk-rated companies than for firms with investment-grade credit ratings.
(Definition of investment-grade adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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