Glossary of financial terms  Letter Y

yankee bond
Tags: bonds terminology
A US dollar bond issued in the US by a foreign issuer.
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year fraction
Tags: financial mathematics time value of money
In finance, a year fraction represents a portion of an interest period, expressed as a decimal figure. It is calculated by dividing the number of days of the portion through the number of days in the interest period.
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yield
Tags: interest rate markets valuation and pricing
The return on a security taking into account both income and price appreciation.
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yieldtomaturity (YTM)
Tags: interest rate instruments interest rate markets valuation and pricing
Yield to maturity is the annual rate of return anticipated for a bond if it is held until its maturity.
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yield curve swap
Tags: financial instruments interest rate derivatives
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YTM
Tags: bond markets pricing and analysis
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