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DEFINITION of 'Boon'

A general term that refers to a benefit or improvement for investors. This can include such things as increased dividends, a stock market rally and stock buybacks.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Boon'

This term is often seen in the investment press in such headlines as "This Boom is a Boon to Investors". Essentially, any event or period in which investors experience robust returns could be referred to as a boon.

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