LIFFE

LIFFE
A leading market for trading options and futures on euro money market derivatives. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange. A Recognised Investment Exchange and the main derivatives exchange in the UK. Trades derivatives in equities ( equity), bonds, interest rates, indices and commodities. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE)
LIFFE allows investors and business enterprises to use financial futures to speculate or to hedge against risks of movements in gilt prices, interest rates, foreign currency exchange rates, shares prices and bond prices. Financial Services Glossary
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London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE)
A Recognised Investment Exchange ( RIE) that deals with futures and options.
See Euronext.liffe London Stock Exchange Glossary

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LIFFE LIFFE [laɪf] noun FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS
London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange; the former name of a market for futures (= contracts to buy something at a fixed price for delivery on a fixed date), and option S (= the right to buy shares, currencies etc at a fixed price during a particular period of time). It was taken over by Euronext in 2002 and is now called Euronext.liffe

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   The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange, which trades futures and options contracts on currencies, bonds, short-term interest rates, equities and commodities.
   ■ www.liffe.com

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LIFFE UK US /ˈlɪfi/ noun STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
ABBREVIATION for LONDON INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL FUTURES AND OPTIONS EXCHANGE(Cf. ↑London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange)
See also THE NYSE LIFFE(Cf. ↑the NYSE LIFFE)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • LIFFE — NYSE Euronext, Inc Unternehmensform Incorporated Gründung 4. April 2007 (22. September 2000 als Euronext) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Liffe — London International Financial Futures and options Exchange Le London International Financial Futures and options Exchange (abrégé en LIFFE) est le marché à terme britannique, dont le principal produit est la série de contrats futures sur l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liffe — Recorded as Ayliff, Ayliffe, Ayloff, Eliffe, Life, Liffe, Liffey, Lyfe, Lyffe, and possibly others, this is an English surname, which although sometimes recorded in Ireland, has no connection with the famous River Liffey. It has two possible… …   Surnames reference

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