Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “split-capital”

split-capital

adjective (also split capital)
 
 
(also split-cap) UK FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
used to describe an investment fund (= money collected to be invested in shares, bonds, etc.) with two types of shares: income shares (= ones that provide payments from profits) and growth shares (= ones whose value increases over time): There have been problems when split-capital trusts invest heavily in each other.
(Definition of split-capital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of split-capital?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

blueprint

a photographic copy of an early plan for a building or machine

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More