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  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%
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    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
Uncleared cheque
This is a cheque which has been paid into an account, but the payment for it has not yet been collected from the bank the cheque which will pay the cheque.
Underwriting
When the public is invited to subscribe for (ask for) shares in a company the directors may ask an investment firm, such as a bank, to agree to buy any unsold shares. This is called underwriting the issue of shares.
Unincorporated body
This is a group of people acting together but who do not form a separate legal body (such as a company).
Unit trust
People can invest in unit trusts by buying units. The managers of the trust use the money people invest to buy investments. The fund manager values the fund's assets from time to time and puts a new price on the fund's units.
Unit-linked
Some investment policies, such as endowment policies, are used to invest in unit trusts. These are called unit-linked life assurance policies.
Unitised
This term describes investors joining together to buy units in a fund such as a unit trust.
Unitised with profit
People with this type of with-profits policy have a share of the unit trust fund their policy is invested in.
Unlimited company
This type of company does not limit what its members would have to pay towards the company's debts, if the company was wound up.
Unpaid item
This is an item such as a cheque, standing order or direct debit which a bank refuses to pay.
Unpresented cheque
This is a cheque which has been sent, but which has not yet appeared on the bank account which will pay it.
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