consols


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con·sol

 (kŏn′sŏl, kən-sŏl′)
n.
often consols A government bond in Great Britain, originally issued in 1751, that pays perpetual interest and has no date of maturity. Also called bank annuity.

[Short for Consolidated Annuity.]

consols

(ˈkɒnsɒlz; kənˈsɒlz)
pl n
1. (Banking & Finance) irredeemable British government securities carrying annual interest rates of two and a half or four per cent. Also called: bank annuities
[short for consolidated stock]
Translations

consols

[ˈkɒnsɒlz] NPL (Brit) (Fin) → fondos mpl consolidados

consols

pl (Brit Fin) → Konsols pl, → konsolidierte Staatsanleihen pl

consols

[ˈkɒnsɒlz] npl (Stock Exchange) → titoli mpl del debito consolidato
References in classic literature ?
She sang Handel and Haydn to the family of evenings, and engaged in a large piece of worsted work, as if she had been born to the business and as if this kind of life was to continue with her until she should sink to the grave in a polite old age, leaving regrets and a great quantity of consols behind her--as if there were not cares and duns, schemes, shifts, and poverty waiting outside the park gates, to pounce upon her when she issued into the world again.
Mr Flower's remarks rankled particularly because it so happened that Consols were the identical investment on which he had decided.
You're a tradesman," he told Philip, "you want to invest life in consols so that it shall bring you in a safe three per cent.