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  Paris CAC 40 4,909 0.97%
  Singapore SGX 3,110 8.00%
  Malaysia KLSE 1,675 2.01%
  Thailand SET 1,635 5.96%
 
    USD EUR
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  JPY 113.47 129.03
  EUR 0.88 -
  USD - 1.14
  CNY 6.87 7.81
  CAD 1.34 1.52
  AUD 1.38 1.57
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      YTD
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    Updated On 13-12-2018
 
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
Earnings-related
If something, such as a pension contribution, goes up in line with increases in earnings, it is described as earnings-related.
Easement
An easement is a right to use someone else's land, such as a right of way.
Effects not cleared (uncleared effects)
When cheques have been paid into a bank account, but the money for them has not yet been received from the banks they are drawn on, they are called uncleared effects.
Emoluments
These are your earnings and they include benefits in kind (such as company cars).
Employer's liability
Employers have to take out insurance cover, called employer's liability insurance, to cover claims by employees against the employer for damage caused to them while they are at work.
Endorsement
An endorsement is a change to a contract, such as an insurance policy, so that the original terms are changed.
Endowment policy
If you have this type of insurance policy, it will payout a lump sum on a fixed date in the future, or when you die, if this happens earlier.
Enduring power of attorney
If a person is capable of dealing with their own affairs at present, they can sign an enduring power of attorney. It will only come into effect when they are no longer capable of looking after their own affairs. It gives authority to the person appointed to act for the person who signed the power of attorney.
Equitable mortgage
When a person takes out this type of mortgage they still own the property which is security for the mortgage. They can occupy or live in the property.
Equity
Equity is the value of something (such as a house) less money owing on it.
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