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Glossary of terms

From A to Z, understand investment jargon with our glossary of terms

‘Year end’

In investment terms, the year end is the end of the financial year of the fund or company. It is the date to which formal financial reports are prepared.

‘Yield’

Yield is the annual income paid to investors on an asset, expressed as a percentage of the asset's price.

‘Yield to maturity’

Yield to maturity is the rate of return anticipated on a bond if it is held until the maturity date.


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