Definition of 'Investment-Grade Bonds'
A bond that is investment grade has a rating of Baa or higher from Moody's Investors Service, a rating of BBB or higher from Standard & Poor's or both. Bonds with lower ratings -- or no ratings at all -- are termed speculative grade.Many institutional investors have policies that require them to limit their bond investments to investment-grade issues.
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