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How To Calculate Gilt Yields

The yield on a gilt is the rate of return that an investor can expect to receive for holding the gilt, and is therefore an important investment calculation.   There are various ways to calculate gilt yields, depending upon what yield figure an investor is looking to compare. In general, the majority of the information […]


What Are Gilts?

In the United Kingdom ‘gilts’ were originally debt securities from the Bank of England with gilded edges, hence the name. The term is used throughout modern Commonwealth nations, but is most generally associated with the UK. Most modern gilts in the United Kingdom are held by insurance companies and pension funds, and account for around […]


UK Gilts

Are you looking for a guide to UK gilts and gilt yields? Stick around to find gilt edged securities explained and much more right here on this site!