MARGIN (Stocks) Definition

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MARGIN (Stocks) allows investors to buy securities/assets by borrowing money from a broker/banker. The margin is the difference between the market value of a stock/asset and the loan a broker/banker makes.

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MONEY MARKET is a sector of the capital market where short-term obligations such as Treasury bills, commercial paper and bankers acceptances are bought and sold.

CURRENCY SWAP is an exchange of two currencies accord­ing to an agreement to re-exchange the currencies at the same rate at a specified future date. During the term of the agreement, exchanges of interest payments denomi­nated in the respective currencies also may occur.

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