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      YTD
  NY DJIA 22,371 13.20%
  NY NASDAQ 6,461 20.03%
  London FTSE 7,275 1.85%
  Tokyo Nikkei 20,299 6.20%
  Shanghai SSE 3,347 3.01%
  Frankfurt DAX 12,562 9.41%
  Paris CAC 40 5,237 7.72%
  Singapore SGX 3,220 11.80%
  Malaysia KLSE 1,774 8.04%
  Thailand SET 1,673 8.40%
 
    USD EUR
  GBP 0.74 0.89
  JPY 111.52 133.92
  EUR 0.83 -
  USD - 1.20
  CNY 6.57 7.89
  CAD 1.23 1.47
  AUD 1.25 1.50
  HKD 7.80 9.37
 
      YTD
  Gold $1,315.90 14.34%
  Brent Crude $55.36 0.73%
  Silver $17.36 5.60%
  Platinum $955.52 0.37%
  Natural Gas $3.13 -4.51%
  Wheat $444.50 9.48%
   
    Updated On 20-09-2017
 
Glossary of Terms
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Call
A company makes a call when it asks buyers of its new shares to pay some or all of the share price. When this happens the shares are being called up.
Called-up share capital
When a company issues shares it asks the buyers to pay for part or all of the share price. The name for this request is a call and all the shares called are the company's called-up share capital. When calls have been made for the whole of the share price and the shareholders have paid, the shares become paid-up share capital.
Cancelled from inception (CFI)
This phrase refers to a contract for an investment product (such as a personal pension) which has been cancelled within the 'cooling-off' period.
Capital adequacy requirement
Banks and some other financial organisations have to have a certain amount of capital to make sure that there is enough money to support their business. It is called the capital adequacy requirement.
Capital allowances
You can sometimes claim capital allowances when you buy long-term assets, such as machines, to use in your business. You claim part of the cost each year against your profits, before your tax is worked out.
Capital charge
If a unit trust manager takes the management charges out of the fund's capital instead of the income it has generated, it is called a capital charge.
Capital commitment
If, before the end of its financial year, an organisation has agreed to spend money after the end of its accounting period on buying fixed assets, it is called a capital commitment. This is shown in the financial statements.
Capital expenditure
If you spend money buying or improving fixed assets, it is called capital expenditure.
Capital gain
You make a capital gain if you sell or dispose of a long-term asset (such as a building) for more than it cost you.
Capital gains tax
This is a tax charged on certain capital gains.
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Mar 2017
Confidence among European and global fund managers is increasing, with many seeing European equities as undervalued as the macro landscape improves.
Feb 2017
A 17-year bear market is over. The next two to three years could be the best time in decades to be invested in the UK stockmarket. Expect the FTSE 100 to smash through 8,000 - maybe even run on to 10,000.
Jan 2017
Financial advisers are expected to invest more in 'smoothed' multi-asset funds over the next two years as a response to market uncertainty.
Jan 2017
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