index-linked gilts

index-linked gilts
gilts where the coupon payments and capital redemption value are linked to the increase in the Retail Price Index over the period the bond has been in issue. The bigger the increase in the Retail Price Index, the bigger the value of the coupon and the capital value. Designed to give inflation protection to investors. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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