Dividend Adjustment

Trading Basics

Dividend Adjustment

An adjustment made to an equity derivative to reflect a dividend in the underlying. Typically this is offset by a change in price from the underlying moving to reflect the payment.

Other Trading Basics

Balance of Trade

Also BoT. This is the difference between trade into or out of a country.

Experts and imports. It can be negative or positive and is used by traders in fundamental analysis.

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Book Building

When a new share is issued book building is the process institutions go through to gauge demand and therefore price.

This goes on before the share is available to trade on the exchange.

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