London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange
London International Financial Futures and Options ExchangeA futures and options exchange, located in London, which originally dealt only in financial instruments including equities (shares), government bonds, indices (such as the FTSE 100 Index) interest rates and a wide range of currencies. In 1996, LIFFE merged with the London Commodity Exchange with unified administration and exchange systems. All trades of the merged exchange are guaranteed by the London Clearing House (LCH). LIFFE is a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE), regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA)International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA)
Formed in 1985 to promote uniform practices in the writing, trading, and settlement of swaps and other derivatives.
Federation Internationale des Bourses de ValeursFederation Internationale des Bourses de Valeurs
The International Federation of Stock Exchanges - a Paris-based organisation that encourages co-operative policies designed to stimulate a freer flow of capital across national boundaries.
Morgan Stanley Capital International Pacific Free indexMorgan Stanley Capital International Pacific Free index
A market capitalization-weighted benchmark index made up of equities from Pacific Basin countries. Japan represents about three-fourths of the index.
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
An international bank headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, which serves as a forum for monetary cooperation among several European central banks, the Bank of Japan, and the US Federal Reserve System. Founded in 1930 to handle the German payment of World War I reparations, it now monitors and collects data on international banking activity and promulgates rules concerning international bank regulation.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
Also commonly called the World Bank. It is a United Nations affiliated institution that assists in the development of its poorer members by facilitating private investments, and by making and guaranteeing loans.
Further SuggestionsInternational Fisher effect
International Depository Receipt (IDR)
International Securities Identification Number
Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX)
Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe Index
International mutual fund
Stock Exchange Automated Quotation (SEAQ) International
International adjustment process
Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australia, Far East Index
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Minister of International Trade
International Standards Organization
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
International Organization for Standardization
International Monetary Fund
Court of International Trade
International Fisher relationship
International Development Association (IDA)
International Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)