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yield spread

noun [C]
 
 
(also yield gap) FINANCE the difference between the rates of interest on two different types of share, bond, etc.: yield spread between sth and sth Demand has narrowed the yield spread between high- and low-quality bonds. The positive yield gap between shares and index-linked gilts has widened.
BANKING the difference between what banks pay to borrow money and what they charge for lending it: The yield spread is an economically significant predictor of real economic activity.
(Definition of yield spread from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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