Price quotation for a security expressed in terms of yield to maturity. This will usually only be quoted on fixed-income securities such as bonds.
For example, if a bond price was quoted as 10% and this was also the yield to maturity, then the 10% would be the basis price.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
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