Definition of 'gilt'
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Ten-year gilt yields also edged up slightly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Falling gilt yields have pushed fund liabilities higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We got an inkling of that with a rise in gilt yields at the end of last week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two months ago the yield on ten-year gilts was 0.5 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ten-year gilt yield pushed above 1 per cent yesterday for the first time since the referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At one point the 30-year gilt yield sank to only 1.19 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)UK ten-year gilt yields have now hit 1.45 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At 1.2 per cent, the yield on gilts is higher than the return on many other bonds and the interest on most savings accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Longer term we still see the best value in gilts and possibly gold. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There were photographs in gilt frames dotted about the walls. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)The overwhelming bulk of the quantitative easing programme has involved buying gilts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The double drawing room has matching white marble fireplaces and gilt mirrors at either end. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The impact of the paintings in their heavy gilt frames is palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many of these paintings have gilt frames because they were originally displayed in rooms without electric light. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Investors who have bought individual gilts and retail bonds have less to worry about than holders of bond funds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When you buy a gilt below its face value you will get back more capital than you put in. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the weakening pound meant ten-year gilt prices underperformed their eurozone counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Gilts eased after investors rediscovered their appetite for riskier debt elsewhere in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are buying gilts for the same reason, pushing the price up and the yield down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Don't expect polished sculptures and gilt framed pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The money is being used to buy gilts, thus reducing the yield. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is also possible to buy gilts from the government's debt management office or a stockbroker. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Experts warn that the outlook for gilt yields is uncertain, though they are expected to remain low. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I went in today to inquire about buying gilts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On the back wall there was a large gilt picture frame; a projector played banned films on its blank canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The yield on ten-year gilts rose by two basis points to 1.75 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The yield on ten-year gilts eased one basis point to 2.20 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The 10-year gilt yield is under 1.5%. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Gilts are bonds issued specifically by the British Government. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The ten-year gilt yields were up 15 basis points. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The flat-screen TVs are surrounded by gilt frames and sit above painted faux fireplaces. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lion heads, gold gilt or gem designs, pop one on a shirt and be the centre of attention. The Sun (2013)They are suspected of rigging the price of government bonds, or gilts, before trying to sell them to the bank. The Sun (2013)
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British English: gilt ADJECTIVE
A gilt object is covered with a thin layer of gold or gold paint.
...marble columns and gilt spires.
Definition of gilt from the Collins English Dictionary
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