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gold bond

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bond with gold as collateral a bond for which gold is collateral, often issued by mining companies

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Definitions of ’gold bond’ and meaning of ’gold bond’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’gold bond’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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