How well do you understand yield? A guide for investors


Investors looking for income are often told to look at yield, but which one?

In addition to portfolio diversification, most investors consider bonds for the income that they provide. To understand that, investors can look at the yield. But there are many ways of quoting the yield on an investment, and they can vary based on a number of factors. For investors looking for income, knowing which yield measure to consider doesn't need to be complicated. Our short guide below shows why.

Register or log in to continue reading. Investment Officer is an independent journalism platform for professionals working in the Luxembourg investment industry.

A subscription is free for professionals working at banks and independent asset managers.