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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of split-capital

Word of the Day

familiarity

a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

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