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* * *bellwether bond UK US noun [C] (also bellwether) FINANCE► a government bond whose changes in interest rate are believed to show the future direction of the rest of the bond market: »
The yield on the bellwether bond dropped early Wednesday to its lowest level in nearly seven months.
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