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English definition of “yield curve”

yield curve

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, GRAPHS & CHARTS
a line on a graph that shows the relationship between the interest rate of bonds and the time left until they have to be paid back: Hong Kong is one of the few Asian debt markets to have a benchmark yield curve for maturity up to 10 years. a flat/inverted/rising yield curve
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