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Financial services

Related to any service provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that deal with the management of money.

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forward market

Financial services; Finance

Markets that deliver and settle on a date other than spot. The term is often used to describe the forward FX (Foreign Exchange) market, which is one of the most liquid forward ...

free float

Financial services; Finance

The proportion of a company's listed shares that are freely available for trading and are not restricted or unlikely to trade.


Financial services; Finance

Goodwill is the excess price paid for a company above the value of its assets and may cover intangible assets such as brand names. It is normally only recognized in the accounts ...

market order

Financial services; Finance

An order that should be executed immediately whatever the current price.

capital injection

Financial services; Finance

An investment of capital generally in the form of cash or equity.

return on investment

Financial services; Finance

The ratio of money gained or lost on an investment relative to the amount of money.


Financial services; Finance

a sum of money lent at interest