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Positive convexity

• A property of option-free bonds whereby the price appreciation for a large upward change in interest rates will be greater (in absolute terms) than the price depreciation for the same downward change in interest rates.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Appreciation
Change
Depreciation
Interest rate
Interest
Price appreciation
Will
 
 Related Terms
 Convexity
Effective convexity
Extraordinary positive value
Negative convexity
Positive carry
Positive covenant of a bond
Positive float
Positive yield curve

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