high-yield

high-yield ˈhigh-yield also ˈhigh-yielding adjective
1. FINANCE a high-yield investment gives a high level of interest or a high dividend:

• Investors were lured by high-yielding bonds.

— high-yielder noun [countable] :

• High-yielders such as the Canadian and Australian dollars are backed by high domestic interest rates.

2. FARMING a high-yield crop is one that produces large quantities of grain etc:

• Africa is now getting high-yield crop varieties and farming systems.

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high-yield UK US adjective (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.

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The fund will invest in a mix of high-yielding corporate bonds.

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The fund is invested 35 per cent in gilts, with the remainder in the US high-yield market.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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