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      YTD
  NY DJIA 25,313 28.09%
  NY NASDAQ 7,839 45.62%
  London FTSE 7,667 7.34%
  Tokyo Nikkei 21,942 14.79%
  Shanghai SSE 2,755 -15.23
  Frankfurt DAX 12,424 8.22%
  Paris CAC 40 5,415 11.36%
  Singapore SGX 3,244 12.66%
  Malaysia KLSE 1,790 9.01%
  Thailand SET 1,706 10.57%
 
    USD EUR
  GBP 0.78 0.89
  JPY 110.14 125.34
  EUR 0.88 -
  USD - 1.14
  CNY 6.88 7.83
  CAD 1.32 1.50
  AUD 1.38 1.57
  HKD 7.85 8.93
 
      YTD
  Gold $1,216.00 5.66%
  Brent Crude $72.64 32.17%
  Silver $15.27 -7.12%
  Platinum $817.36 -14.14%
  Natural Gas $2.92 -10.92%
  Wheat $568.25 39.96%
   
    Updated On 13-08-2018
 
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
Rate of risk
If an investment carries more risk it is expected to deliver better returns than a lower-risk investment.
Real property
This is land and rights over land (such as an easement).
Receivership
If a company defaults in repaying a secured debt, the debtor may appoint a receiver to sell the assets secured until enough money has been raised to repay the debt. The company is in receivership while the receiver is appointed.
Redemption
Redemption means paying off all the money borrowed under an agreement.
Refer to drawer
A bank writes 'refer to drawer' on a cheque which it will not pay. The bank sends it back (returns it) to the branch of the bank with the account the cheque was paid into.
Refer to drawer-please represent
If this is written on a cheque which is returned, the bank sending the cheque back expects that there may be enough money available in the bank account to pay the cheque when it is presented again.
Related party
This is someone, or an organisation, which controls or significantly influences another organisation.
Reserves
These are amounts set aside in one year's accounts, which can be spent in later years. Some types of reserve can only be spent if certain conditions are met.
Retained profits (or losses)
Retained profits are those profits earned by a business which have not yet been spent.
Retirement annuity
Retirement annuities are still in existence though none have been started since June 1988. They were taken out by self-employed people or employed people who were not in an employer's pension scheme.
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