Definition of redemption yield in English:

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redemption yield


The yield of a stock calculated as a percentage of the redemption price with an adjustment made for any capital gain or loss the price represents relative to the current price.
Example sentences
  • The preference shares had a gross redemption yield of 9 per cent and a life of seven years.
  • That compares to the redemption yield on a gilt maturing at around the same time of about 5.17%.
  • So, the gross redemption yield for a 30-year gilt is 4.74%.

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Syllabification: re·demp·tion yield

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