A measure of the income return earned on an investment. In the case of a share, the yield expresses the annual dividend payment as a percentage of the market price of the share.
For bonds, the running yield is the annual interest payable as a percentage of the current market price. The redemption yield (or yield to maturity) allows for any gain or loss of capital which will be realised at the maturity date.
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