discount basis

Discount Yield

A way to quote the price for bonds. It is calculated as the annualized yield assuming a 360 day year. One calculates the discount yield thusly:

Discount yield = (Discount from par value / par value) * (360 / Days until maturity)

The discount yield is also called the discount basis or the bank-discount basis.

discount basis

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Place Tax will file both state and federal tax returns on a discount basis but will not offer such gimmicks as so called immediate tax refunds or tax refund loans.
Alongside the launch, Dunelm has also introduced a John Rocha gold membership scheme, which runs until August 31 and works on a volume discount basis.
Treasury bills are issued without interest and on a discount basis (that is, they are issued at a price that is less than the amount for which they will be redeemed at maturity).
These centers provide care on a sliding fee discount basis and may be able to supplement the care that you provide with mental health services, dental services, and screening programs.
These centers pro vide care on a sliding fee discount basis and may be able to supplement the care that you provide with mental health services, dental services, and screening programs.
The regulator also rejected Royal Mail's request that Business Post contribute to its overheads on a discount basis rather than Business Post' preferred and cheaper defined cost model.
At-A-Glance--FASB's Statement 114 requires that loan impairment be recognized on a discount basis.
Conversely, shares lacking control are said to be valued on a minority discount basis.