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.