Exchange controlRationing of foreign exchange, typically used when the exchange rate is fixed and the central bank is unable or unwilling to enforce the rate by exchange-market intervention.
Stock Exchange Automated Quotation systemStock Exchange Automated Quotation system
The computerised system at the London Stock Exchange which continuously updates prices and trade reports for UK securities (shares, gilts etc). SEAQ lists the market makers' bid and offer prices, together with the Normal Market Size at which those prices will be honoured. Shares traded using SEAQ are said to be traded on the 'quote book'.The very largest companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange are traded on the Stock Exchange Electronic Trading Service (SETS) which automatically matches buyers and sellers, and which is known as the 'order book'. SEAQ is used for those stocks which are too small to be traded on SETS.
Exchange equalization fundExchange equalization fund
The unit within a government or central bank that manages a pegged exchange rate. It manages reserves of foreign currencies, which it uses to buy and sell domestic currency as needed to keep the exchange rate within specified bounds.
Exchange of stockExchange of stock
Acquisition of another company by purchase of its stock in exchange for cash or shares.
Purchasing power parity exchange ratePurchasing power parity exchange rate
An exchange rate calculated to yield absolute purchasing power parity. Useful for making comparisons of real values (wages, GDP) across countries with different currencies. Since the purchasing power parity theory is rarely correct, this contrasts with the nominal exchange rate.
Exchange rateExchange rate
The price at which one country's currency trades for another, typically on the exchange market.
Further SuggestionsRation foreign exchange
Copenhagen Stock Exchange
Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange (KLOFFE)
Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE)
New York Mercantile Exchange
Favorable exchange rate
London Metal Exchange (LME)
Flexible exchange rate
Exchange Rate Mechanism
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)
London Stock Exchange
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Effective exchange rate
Foreign exchange market
South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX)
Boston Exchange Automated Communication Order Routing Network (BEACON)
Stock Exchange Automated Trading System PLUS
Currency Exchange Risk
Rate of exchange
Mexican Stock Exchange