Investment bondA unit linked single premium whole life assurance policy. Part of the premium gives life cover whilst the balance is invested in unitised funds. Under certain circumstances, since the bond is a life policy, certain tax advantages may be enjoyed. For example if the capital and annual interest are reinvested in full, there is no immediate liability to higher rate tax. If the proceeds of the bond are subsequently taken when a former higher rate taxpayer has become a basic rate payer, there is no higher rate tax liability.
Investment climateInvestment climate
Factors such as economic, monetary, and other conditions that affect the performance of investments.
Income investment companyIncome investment company
A management company focused on managing a mutual fund whose primary purpose is income generation, typically investing in bonds and high dividend yielding stocks.
Foreign Direct InvestmentForeign Direct Investment
Acquisition or construction of physical capital by a firm from one (source) country in another (host) country.
Independent investmentsIndependent investments
Investments available to a firm that may be selected individually or in groups because each investment is different in its nature and purpose.
Finite Life Real Estate Investment Trust (FREIT)Finite Life Real Estate Investment Trust (FREIT)
A Real Estate Investment Trust whose priority is to sell its holdings within a specified period to realize capital gains.
Further SuggestionsUndertakings for Collective Investment in Tradable Securities
Trade and investment
Trade-related investment measure
Securities and Investments Board
Return on investment (ROI)
Investment opportunity set
Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC)
Unamortized premiums on investments
Foreign investment risk matrix (FIRM)
Normal investment practice
Green field investment
real estate investment trust
Direct Foreign Investment
Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
Foreign investment argument for protection
Unit Share Investment Trust (USIT)