Maturity spread

Maturity spread

The difference in returns between bonds of different time lengths.

Maturity Spread

The difference in return between two bonds, one with a longer maturity than the other. Most of the time, the bond with the longer maturity has the higher return, though this is not always the case. See also: Yield Curve.
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The policy rate cut was accompanied with a 155bp drop in 3 year PIB maturity spread to 95bp.
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The recent policy rate cut of 50bp has accompanied a steep fall in the abnormally high maturity spread in the economy with a 155bp drop in 3 year PIB maturity spread to a rational 95bp.
Class Amount Maturity Spread to Credit Ratings ($MM) 1-Mo.
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