futures in a stock-exchange index, currency exchange rate, or interest rate enabling banks, building societies, brokers, and speculators to hedge their involvement in these markets
- Financial information exchange
business, protocol (FIX) A standard messaging protocol for the real-time electronic exchange of securities transactions. [Reference?] (2001-05-14)
[fi-nan-shuh l, fahy-] /fɪˈnæn ʃəl, faɪ-/ adjective 1. pertaining to monetary receipts and expenditures; pertaining or relating to money matters; pecuniary: financial operations. 2. of or relating to those commonly engaged in dealing with money and credit. noun 3. financials, financial information or data about a company, as balance sheets and price-earnings ratio. /fɪˈnænʃəl; faɪ-/ […]
- Financial ombudsman
noun 1. any of five British ombudsmen: the Banking Ombudsman, set up in 1986 to investigate complaints from bank customers; the Building Society Ombudsman, set up in 1987 to investigate complaints from building society customers; the Insurance Ombudsman, set up in 1981 to investigate complaints by policyholders (since 1988 this ombudsman has also operated a […]
noun 1. the devising of a program for the allocation and management of finances and capital through budgeting, investment, etc. 2. the business of devising such programs.