high-grade bond

/ˌhaɪ greɪd 'bɒnd/ noun
a bond which has the highest rating (i.e. AAA)

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  • high yield debt — high yield debt/high yield bonds Also known as junk bonds. bonds rated by credit rating agencies as sub investment grade (in other words, below BBB in the case of Standard & Poor s or below BAA in the case of Moody s). They tend to be fixed rate …   Law dictionary

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