Agiotage



the business of dealing in foreign exchange.
Historical Examples

The spirit of “agiotage” (as they call it) was never so high in any country before.
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

What they mean by peace is agiotage, shares at a premium, and bubble companies.
Endymion Benjamin Disraeli

noun
the business of exchanging currencies
speculative dealing in stock exchange securities or foreign exchange

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