Hang Seng

Trading Basics

Hang Seng

An index of the thirty three largest companies on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Other Trading Basics

Balance of Payments

Also BoP. This is the difference between payments into or out of a country. It can be negative or positive and is used by traders in fundamental analysis.

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Commission

A charge levied on a client to place trades in certain asset types. FX and CFD trading attracts commission.

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AIM

Alternative Investment Market. A small cap stock market in the UK.

Lighter listing rules reduce the costs for the companies listing and seeking external equity finance.

A good starting point for growth companies not quite ready for the main LSE.

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