Define: Yield Spread

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Definition: Yield Spread

Quick Summary of Yield Spread

The difference between the yields on two bonds.

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Yield spread is the different between the yields of two bonds.

The bonds may be of different maturity, from issuers with different risk characteristics, have different principals or offer different coupon payments.


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This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.