Definition of fixed income in English:

Share this entry

fixed income

noun

An income from a pension or investment that is set at a particular figure and does not vary (as a dividend) or rise with the rate of inflation.
Example sentences
  • Catastrophic fixed-income investments, or cat bonds, are an alternative that offers the prospect of returns as high as 20%.
  • In addition, investing in these bonds may help to diversify your fixed-income holdings.
  • The fixed-income markets, interest rates and monetary policy are touched on lightly, if at all.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: fixed in·come

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.