UK Accounting Glossary
The annual income provided by an investment.
The income from an investment expressed in various ways.
The nominal yield of a fixed-interest security is the interest it pays; expressed as a % of it’s par value.
The current yield (interest yield, earnings yield, running yield, or flat yield) however, depends on the market price of the stock.
The income obtained from a tax.
Higher-rate deposit accounts tend to yield good returns.
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This glossary post was last updated: 26th December 2018.