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Wealth Management

WM

Wealth Management

AM

Asset Management

PB

Private Banking

HWNI

High Net Worth Individual

AUM

Assets Under Management

EAM

External Asset Manager

IAM

Independent Asset Manager

Technical Analysis

RSI

Relative Strength Index

DMI

Directional Movement Index

VWAP

Volume Weighted Average Price

MA

Moving Average

SMA

Simple Moving Average

EMA

Exponential Moving Average

General

EMEA

Europe, Middle East and Africa

SRI

Socially Responsible Investments

KYC

Know Your Customer

IRQ

Investment Risk Profiling

AML

Anti-Money Laundering

AGM

Annual General Meeting

EGM

Extraordinary General Meeting

GSCI

Goldman Sachs Commodity Index

MSCI

Morgan Stanley Capital International

APAC

Asia Pacific

ESOP

Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Investments

FX

Foreign Exchange

IRP

Interest Rate Parity

IV

Implied Volatility

ETF

Exchange Traded Funds

CDO

Credit Default Obligation

REIT

Real Estate Investment Trust

UT

Unit Trust

CTA

Commodity Trading Advisor

TIPS

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities

CLN

Credit Linked Note

CoCos

Contingent Securities

ELN

Equity Linked Note

HLT

Highly Leveraged Transaction

APT

Arbitrage Pricing Theory

MPT

Modern Portfolio Theory

EMH

Efficient Market Hypothesis

CML

Capital Market Line

Investment Banking

IB

Investment Bank

IPO

Initial Public Offering

OTC

Over-the-Counter

M&A

Merger & Acquisitions

MBO

Management Buy-out

LBO

Leveraged Buy-out

RTO

Reverse Takeover

IR

Investor Relations

Trading

Pip

Price in Point / Percentage in Point

Bps

Basis Points

GTC

Good till cancel

GTM

Good this month

AHT

After-Hours Trading

T/P

Take-Profit Order

YTM

Yield to Maturity

NDS

Non-Deliverable Swap

NDF

Non-Deliverable Forward

DAOO

Down-and-Out Option

NQ

No Quote

XW

Ex-warrant

XD

Ex-dividend

Economics

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GNP

Gross National Product

BOP

Balance of Payments

BOT

Balance of Trade

PPI

Producer Price Index

CCI

Consumer Confidence Index

PMI

Purchasing Manager’s Index

CPI

Consumer Price Index

Accounting

FY

Fiscal Year

YOY

Year on Year

QOQ

Quarter on Quarter

FASB

Financial Accounting Standards Board

GAAP

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAAS

Generally Accepted Auditing Standards

Financial Market

FI

Financial Institutions

ABF

Asian Bond Fund

ABR

Absolute Return Strategy

DAT

Direct Access Trading

MTN

Medium-Term Note

EMTN

Euro Medium Term Note

GDR

Global Depository Receipt

IDR

International Depository Receipt

ADR

America Depository Receipt

CDR

Chinese Depositary Receipt

LIBID

London Interbank Bid Rate

LIBOR

London Interbank Offer Rate

EURIBOR

Euro Interbank Offer Rate

NYSE

New York Stock Exchange

ASX

Australia Stock Exchange

TSE

Tokyo Stock Exchange

DJIA

Dow Jones Industrial Average

TOPIX

Tokyo Price Index

CBOE

Chicago Board Options Exchange

NYBOT

New York Board of Trade

NASDAQ

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System

EURIBID

Euro Interbank Bid Rate

SIBOR

Singapore Interbank Offer Rate

SIBID

Singapore Interbank Bid Rate

HIBOR

Hong Kong Interbank Offer Rate

HIBID

Hong Kong Interbank Bid Rate

SOR

Swap Offer Rate

Finance

NPV

Net Present Value

NPL

Non Performing Loan

FCF

Free Cash Flow

EV

Enterprise Value

EPS

Earnings Per Share

CF

Cash Flow

CEPS

Cash Earnings Per Share

CDPU

Cash Distribution Per Unit

P/E

Price Earnings Ratio

IRR

Internal Rate of Return

ROI

Return on Investment

ROE

Return on Equity

ROA

Return on Assets

AAR

Average Annual Return

AR

Absolute Return

AR

Annualised Return

TR

Total Return

DCF

Discounted Cash Flow

WACC

Weighted Average Cost of Capital

CAPEX

Capital Expenditure

EBIT

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes

EBITDA

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortisation

NI

Net Income

NAV

Net Asset Value

MCAP

Market Capitalisation

CONV

Convertible

Entities

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

EU

European Union

ECB

European Central Bank

SWF

Sovereign Wealth Fund

SOE

State Owned Enterprise

UN

United Nations

IMF

International Monetary Fund

WGC

World Gold Council

G7

Group of 7 Nations

BIS

Bank for International Settlements

SWIFT

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication

IBAN

International Bank Account Number

ISDA

International Swaps and Derivatives Association

ISMA

International Securities Market Association

ISIN

International Securities Identification Number

IBF

International Banking Facility

IBES

Institutional Broker’s Estimate System

Fed

Federal Reserve (US Central Bank)

FOMC

Federal Open Market Committee

BOJ

Bank of Japan

BOE

Bank of England

LTCM

Long-Term Capital Management

SPV

Special Purpose Vehicle

BVI

British Virgin Island

S&P

Standard & Poor’s

CPF

Central Provident Fund

Currency

USD US Dollar

EUR Euro Dollar

GBP Great British Pounds

NOK Norwegian Krone

CHF Confoederatio Helvetica Franc

CNY Chinese Yuan

SGD Singapore Dollar

AUD Australian Dollar

NZD New Zealand Dollar

CAD Canadian Dollar

JPY Japanese Yen

HKD Hong Kong Dollar

IDR Indonesia Rupiah

INR Indian Rupee

MYR Malaysia Ringgit

TWD Taiwan Dollar

MMK Myanmar Kyat

BDT Bangladesh Taka

MOP Macau Pataca

THB Thai Baht

VND Vietnamese Dong

SEK Swedish Krona

KHR Cambodian Riel

AED Arab Emirates Dirham

RUB Russian Ruble

KRW Korean Won

BND Brunei Dollar

PHP Philippine Peso

Job Titles

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

COO

Chief Operating Officer

BOD

Board of Director

MD

Managing Director

ED

Executive Directory