A bond issued by the UK government. Gilts are the UK equivalent of a U.S. Treasury securities.

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You should always try and get the best rate on your gilt that you can to get the most profits.

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The GILT was a stable investment for the company to place some of its funds in so that was an acceptable option to consider.

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When my boss decided that United Kingdom government debt would be a good investment for our company, he sent me to London to buy a gilt from a dealer.

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