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English definition of “yield equivalence”

yield equivalence

noun [U]     FINANCE
the interest rate that an investor would need on a bond on which tax must be paid to get the same yield in relation to the interest rate for one on which tax is not paid: To achieve after tax yield equivalence she needs to find a qualified dividend security yielding 12.5%.
(Definition of yield equivalence noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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