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gilt stocks UK US noun [plural] FINANCE
GILTS(Cf. ↑gilts)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • gilt-edged market — also gilts market ➔ market1 * * * gilt edged market UK US noun [C] (also gilts market) FINANCE ► the financial market for British government bonds: »The fund invests in government stocks according to the trends of the g …   Financial and business terms

  • gilt-edged — adj technical gilt edged ↑stocks or ↑shares do not give you much ↑interest (=additional money) but are considered very safe as they are sold mainly by governments …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gilt-edged — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ referring to stocks or securities (such as gilts) that are regarded as extremely reliable investments …   English terms dictionary

  • gilt-edged — adjective 1. of the highest quality or value gilt edged securities gilt edged credentials • Similar to: ↑superior 2. having gilded edges as the pages of a book • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gilt-Edged Switching — The selling and repurchasing of certain high grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt edged switching involves gilt edged security, which can be high grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies …   Investment dictionary

  • gilt — [[t]gɪ̱lt[/t]] gilts 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A gilt object is covered with a thin layer of gold or gold paint. ...marble columns and gilt spires. 2) N COUNT Gilts are gilt edged stocks or securities. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

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