gilt-edged stock

/ˌgɪlt edʒd 'stɒk/ noun

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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-edged security — British and Irish government securities. blue chip. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A fixed interest bond or security issued by the British Government. However, from a corporate perspective, when applied to bonds, the term gilt edged is the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Gilt-Edged Securities — High grade bonds that are issued by a government or firm. This type of security originally boasted gilded edges, thus the name. In the case of a firm, a gilt edged security is a stock or bond issued by a company that has a strong record of… …   Investment dictionary

  • gilt-edged securities — British and Irish government securities. blue chip. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Gilts or Gilt Edged Securities Debt securities issued on behalf of the Government. London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * gilt edged securities UK US noun [plural]… …   Financial and business terms

  • gilt-edged security — A fixed interest bond or security issued by the British Government. However, from a corporate perspective, when applied to bonds, the term gilt edged is the equivalent of describing a stock as a blue chip. Both terms mean that the issuing… …   Euroclear glossary

  • gilt-edged security — gilt A fixed interest security or stock issued by the British government in the form of Exchequer stocks or Treasury stocks. Gilts are among the safest of all investments, as the government is unlikely to default on interest or on principal… …   Accounting dictionary

  • gilt-edged security — gilt A fixed interest security or stock issued by the British government in the form of Exchequer stocks or Treasury stocks. Gilts are among the safest of all investments, as the government is unlikely to default on interest or on principal… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gilt-edged securities — /ˌgɪlt edʒd sɪ kjυərɪtiz/ plural noun investments in British government stock …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • stock — physical items ( inventory) that a business uses in its production process or has for sale in the ordinary course of doing business. Glossary of Business Terms Ownership of a corporation indicated by shares, which represent a piece of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Stock — Ownership of a corporation which is represented by shares which represent a piece of the corporation s assets and earnings. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. stock stock 1 [stɒk ǁ stɑːk] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] especially… …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.