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Definition of 'Yield'

In general the yield is the return on an investor's capital investment. For bonds, this is the coupon rate of interest divided by the purchase price of the bond which is called the current yield.

The rate of return on a bond, taking into account the total of annual interest payments, the purchase price, the redemption value, and the amount of time remaining until maturity is also called the yield.

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