plus

plus
An informal term for 1/64. Half of 1/32, the smallest increment commonly used to quote the price of an agency security. For example, a quoted price of 101 and 5/32 plus is equivalent to 101 and 11/64ths. American Banker Glossary
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Used to quote a price in 64ths. dealers in government bonds normally give price quotes in 32nds. To quote a bid or offer in 64ths, they use pluses; a dealer who bids 4+ is bidding the handle plus 4/32 + 1/64, which equals the handle plus 9/64. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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I. plus plus 1 [plʌs] preposition
1. used when one amount or number is added to another:

• Weekend calls cost a $1 base fee, plus $1 a minute.

• His salary is £30,000 a year, plus bonuses.

2. used when giving the second reason for something:

• Cost-cutting, plus strong sales, enabled the company to break even.

3. plus or minus used to say that a number may be more or less by a certain amount:

• The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points.

  [m0] II. plus plus 2 noun [countable]
an advantage or good feature of something:

• One of the pluses of the job is having really supportive colleagues.

• A huge plus factor is the central location of the hotel.

  [m0] III. plus plus 3 adjective
1. 50/​100 etc plus more than 50, 100 etc:

• Some waterside apartments are selling at £250,000 plus.

• the 80-plus employees of his television company

2. plus tick FINANCE on a stockmarket, if shares are sold on a plus tick, they are sold at a higher price than their previous one:

• He traded near the close of the day on either a plus tick or a zero-plus tick (= where the price is unchanged ) .

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plus UK US /plʌs/ preposition
used to say that one amount or number is being added to another: »

The apartment costs $900 a month, plus $100 for the parking space.

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You will get twenty-five days paid leave per year, plus bank holidays.

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He will be asked to repay the damages and costs awarded plus interest.

and also: »

Most campsites have shower facilities, plus a small store and cafe where you can stock up on supplies.

Compare MINUS(Cf. ↑ minus)
plus or minus sth — Cf. plus or minus sth
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plus UK US /plʌs/ noun [C]
(plural plusses, or pluses) an advantage or a good feature: »

Choice and control are two of the big pluses of their consumer-directed plan.

(also plus sign) the + sign, written between two numbers to show that they should be added together
Compare MINUS(Cf. ↑ minus)
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plus UK US /plʌs/ adjective
[after noun] more than the number or amount stated: »

Those cars cost £15,000 plus.

[before noun] used to show that something is an advantage or a good feature: a plus factor/point »

US ski resorts have plenty of big plus points, such as reliable natural snow and some of the best ski schools in the world.

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On the plus side, sales are picking up and it is also debt-free at last.

Compare MINUS(Cf. ↑ minus)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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