Financial jargon explained

Here you’ll find a simple explanation of some of the most commonly used investment terms. If there is any other financial jargon you want translated, please call our Customer Service Team free on 0800 597 2525 or email us at and they will be pleased to help.



Junior ISA

A tax-efficient savings vehicle for those under the age of 18, which has replaced the Child Trust Fund.

Junk Bond

A bond with a credit rating below investment grade. These bonds typically offer a higher interest rate than investment grade corporate bonds.