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1992

1992  

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The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its internal market by 1992. The target was the elimination of all barriers to the movement of goods, people, and capital within the EC. ...
A & M trust

A & M trust  

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Abbreviation for accumulation and maintenance trust. See discretionary trust; *18–25 trust.
A. P. Usher

A. P. Usher  

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(1883–1965), American economic historian.The Harvard scholar Abbott Payson Usher will be remembered chiefly for three major monographs: The History of the Grain Trade in France, 1400–1740 (Cambridge, ...
A1

A1  

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A description of property or a person that is in the best condition. In marine insurance, before a vessel can be insured, it has to be inspected to check its condition. If it is “maintained in good ...
AAA

AAA  

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Shorthand term (taken from the credit rating system) used informally to indicate top credit worthiness.
aajir

aajir  

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(Islam).The lessor in a risk-sharing transaction, a practice permitted under Islamic law (the shira). See ijara.
Aaron Director

Aaron Director  

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(1901–2004)Aaron Director was born in 1901 in Charterisk, in what is now Ukraine, late in 1901. He died at his home in Los Altos, California on 11 September 2004 ...
A/B structure

A/B structure  

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Description of a two-tranche transaction: the A tranche is usually in the form of senior debt, while the B tranche is subordinated. It is commonly used as a method of ...
abandon

abandon  

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Leaving an option to expire unexercised (cf. cabinet trade; exercise).
abatement cost

abatement cost  

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The cost of securing a reduction in pollution. The abatement cost can be quoted as a cost per unit or the total cost of achieving a given target. The marginal abatement cost should be equated to the ...

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