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index-linked

(of wages, interest rates, etc.) directly related to the cost-of-living index and rising or falling accordingly
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Given the unknowns, I would put a maximum one third of cash savings in index-linked certificates, alongside instantly-accessible savings for an emergency, Isas for long-term savings within a tax shelter, and fixed rate bonds.
Since the S&P 500 has been returning an average of 23 percent a year in the last five years, according to Standard & Poor's in New York, investors have been keen on index-linked securities.
But if you had invested pounds 1,000 in either five years ago, you would have gained interest of pounds 574 with the ordinary certificates, compared to pounds 428 with index-linked.
If, after weighing these costs and benefits, the Treasury adopts an index-linked debt program, it will have to steer a difficult course in determining the scale of operations.
Towers Watson s research is based on the projected availability of low-risk assets - with the supply of index-linked gilts considered the most important constraint in the UK rather than pension funds projected ability to buy them, factoring in equity return assumptions and contributions.
Index-linked certificates pay the rate of inflation plus 0.
Global Banking News-August 11, 2011--Pohjola to issue index-linked bonds(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
ALTHOUGH National Savings & Investments (NS&I) hardly enjoys a reputation for good timing, its move to relaunch index-linked certificates - withdrawn controversially last summer - couldn't have come at a better moment.
Both nominal and index-linked government bonds rallied strongly in response to such dovish remarks.
IF you believe our economy sits on a powder keg of inflation - and some fear its return might be our only salvation if government plans to borrow pounds 700bn go through - there is a sound argument for holding savings which guarantee an index-linked return.
But he accepts this 'different emphasis' is most unlikely to be brought in by ministers and civil servants, "who enjoy index-linked pensions that obscure the need for the rest of us to save for retirement.