Definition of yield curve in English:

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yield curve

Pronunciation: /ˈyēld ˌkərv/

noun

Finance
A curve on a graph in which the yield of fixed-interest securities is plotted against the length of time they have to run to maturity.
Example sentences
  • On the one hand, lower interest rates at all maturities along the yield curve would increase the present value of future cash flows, increasing the incentive to invest.
  • Why not take full advantage of a steep yield curve by leveraging mortgage securities.
  • The yield curve for U.S. Treasury securities implies a forecast for future federal funds rates.

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Syllabification: yield curve

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