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yield spread in Banking topic

From Longman Business Dictionaryyield spreadˈyield ˌspread1[countable]BANKING the difference between the amount it costs banks to borrow money and the price they charge for lending itWhen the economy is sluggish (=less active) it’s not unusual to see the yield spread at around 2 percentage points.2[countable]FINANCE the difference in the amount of money you get from different types of investmentsThe yield spread between two-year notes and 30-year bonds widened 6 basis points today. spread