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English definition of “gilts”

gilts

noun [plural]     /ɡɪlts/ (also gilt-edged securities, also gilt-edged stocks, also gilt stocks) FINANCE
bonds that are sold by the British government : Managed funds have a wide range of investments , including gilts. Gilt stocks → See also irredeemable gilts, long-term gilts, medium-term gilts, short-term gilts, undated gilts, variable-rate gilts
(Definition of gilts noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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