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iceberg order
An iceberg order is a type of order placed on a public exchange. The total amount of the order is divided into a visible portion, which is ...
ijarah
A trype of contract in Islamic finance. Islamic financial institutions use ijarah contracts either as a lessor or a lessee.  Some ...
illiquid
Generally the lack of cash, or the lack of opportunities to convert into cash - for instance, when there are insufficient buyers or sellers ...
imbalance of orders
In stock trading, when there are so many orders to buy or sell a share that they cannot be matched by orders of the other kind. A stock may ...
IMF
International Monetary Fund (IMF): an international organisation financed largely by industrialised countries that provides funds (often ...
impact investing
The term "impact investing" is used informally by many in the investment community but there is increasing demand from investors to develop ...
impaired assets
Assets whose current estimated value is below that at which they were purchased, not because of normal depreciation but due to other ...
imperfect competition
When there are barriers to the flow of information and resources in a particular market, preventing a state of perfect competition. A market ...
imperfect market
An imperfect market is one in which there is not full disclosure, or in which there are barriers to entry or exit or perhaps some form of ...
implied volatility
An option pricing term that describes the use of the observed market price of a derivative security to infer more fundamental information. ...
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