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      YTD
  NY DJIA 26,151 6.62%
  NY NASDAQ 7,909 11.42%
  London FTSE 7,421 7.86%
  Tokyo Nikkei 21,688 -0.57%
  Shanghai SSE 3,242 23.28%
  Frankfurt DAX 11,905 8.92%
  Paris CAC 40 5,456 11.14%
  Singapore SGX 3,330 7.07%
  Malaysia KLSE 1,637 -2.24%
  Thailand SET 1,663 1.73%
 
    USD EUR
  GBP 0.77 0.86
  JPY 111.13 125.22
  EUR 0.89 -
  USD - 1.13
  CNY 6.72 7.57
  CAD 1.33 1.50
  AUD 1.40 1.58
  HKD 7.84 8.83
 
      YTD
  Gold $1,308.10 4.72%
  Brent Crude $70.91 17.23%
  Silver $15.19 2.43%
  Platinum $892.02 10.70%
  Natural Gas $2.70 -34.31%
  Wheat $459.50 -12.89%
   
    Updated On 10-04-2019
 
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
Scrip issue
If a company offers free shares to its shareholders in proportion to their existing shareholdings, it is called a scrip issue (or a bonus issue).
Securities
This term is used for stocks, shares, debentures and so on where there is a right to receive interest or dividends from the investment.
Security
This is something of value which is pledged to a bank by a borrower. If the borrower fails to repay the debt, the bank can sell the security and repay the debt out of the proceeds of the sale.
Self assessment
This is a system for taxpayers to work out the tax they have to pay. However, if they send their tax returns to the Inland Revenue in good time, the Inland Revenue will do the calculations.
Share capital
Share capital is the money invested directly in a company by its members (shareholders).
Share certificate
This document certifies who owns shares in a company. It gives the type and number of shares owned by the shareholder and lists the serial numbers of the shares.
Share certificate
This document certifies who owns shares in a company. It gives the type and number of shares owned by the shareholder and lists the serial numbers of the shares.
Share premium account
If shares are issued for more than their face value, the extra amount over face value is called a share premium. The total of all the share premiums is credited to a share premium account in the company's books.
Show of hands
If voting is on this basis, each person who can vote has one vote only.
Sickness benefit
Sickness Benefit has now been replaced by Incapacity Benefit.
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