What Is a Financial Gilt?

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Financial gilt refers to a bond or security issued through the United Kingdom Treasury and guaranteed by the British government with a fixed or variable rate of interest. It implies that you are lending money to the government, which promises to pay back the amount in full (known as the principal) at a set date, along with interest (known as the coupon)
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