Definition of yield gap in English:

yield gap

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noun

Finance
  • The difference between the return on government-issued securities and that on ordinary shares.
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    • The increasing demand may be a sign that investors are expecting economic conditions to improve and the yield gap between low and middle-dated investment grade bonds and gilts to narrow.
    • December 28 - Bloomberg: ‘The average yield gap between Peru's dollar-denominated foreign bonds and U.S. Treasuries fell to a record low today as the country's economic expansion lured investors to its securities.’
    • The net result of this is that the yield gap has narrowed slightly between Great Britain and the North.

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