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English definition of “safe haven”

safe haven

noun [C]    
FINANCE an investment that keeps its value, especially when other investments are falling or may fall in value: The dollar was bought by investors looking for a safe haven.a safe haven from sth Bond prices rose as dealers sought a safe haven from the problems in the equity markets.
safe-haven adjective [before noun]
(Definition of safe haven noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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