Pickup

The gain in yield that occurs when a block of bonds is swapped for another block of higher-coupon bonds. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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pickup UK US (also pick-up) /ˈpɪkʌp/ noun
[S] COMMERCE an increase or improvement in profits, sales, spending, etc.: a pickup in sth »

Analysts said the pickup in sales was the result of heavy discounting by retailers.

[C] (also pickup truck) TRANSPORT a small truck with an open part at the back in which goods can be carried: »

He pulled up to the site in a pickup full of bricks.

[C or U] the act of collecting goods or people from a particular place: »

Recyclable materials can be left on the sidewalk for pickup.

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Your purchases can be delivered or collected from the pickup point.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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