Illiquid

Trading Basics

Illiquid

A market without much trade happening, this can result in the price jumping around on small trades. Illiquid markets increase the gapping risk.

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What is a Central Bank

A central bank or monetary authority is a monopolised and often nationalised institution given privileged control over the production and distribution of money and credit.

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Alpha

This is a measure of price performance vs a benchmark.

If a trader makes 10% per annum and the index makes 7% the trader has an alpha of 3%.

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