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English definition of “yield to maturity”

yield to maturity

noun [C]
 
 
(plural yields to maturity) ( written abbreviation YTM, also yield to redemption)
FINANCE the total yield (= profit) of a bond, etc. when the bond is kept until the maturity date (= the original date on which it was planned to pay it back): The bond is due in 2033 with a yield to maturity of 7.2%. → Compare yield to call
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