Meaning of “high-yield” in the English Dictionary


"high-yield" in Business English

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uk us also high-yielding FINANCE

used to describe bonds that pay a lot of interest, shares with high dividends, etc., often involving a high level of risk:

The new high-yield funds buy bonds from companies with a lower credit rating.
The fund will invest in a mix of high-yielding corporate bonds.
The fund is invested 35 per cent in gilts, with the remainder in the US high-yield market.

(Definition of “high-yield” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)