Definition of short end in English:

short end

noun

the short end
  • The part of a stock market which deals in short-term stocks or other securities or commodities:

    ‘speculators have been borrowing money at the short end in order to buy bonds at the long end’
    • ‘In an effort to see its reduction in short-term rates matched by declines in long-term bond yields, it has deliberately encouraged speculators to go wild: borrowing money at the short end in order to buy bonds at the long end.’