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Entries starting with Z13 results

zero carbon
Some companies aim to achieve zero-carbon status. Most carbon emissions come from energy use so by sourcing all of their energy from ...
zero coupon bond
A type of bond that pays no interest but is issued at a substantial discount to face value. The yield is the capital gain realised by ...
zero hours contract
A zero hours contract is an employment contract used in the UK where workers are not guaranteed work but are expected to remain available. ...
zero interest rate policy zirp
A zero interest rate policy or zirp is a route taken by a central bank to keep the base rate at zero per cent in an attempt to stimulate ...
zero-minus tick
The price of a stock market transaction that is carried out at the same price as the most recent previous deal, but is cheaper than the last ...
zero-plus tick
The price of a stock market transaction that is carried out at the same price as the most recent previous deal, but is more expensive than ...
zero-sum game
An economic transaction in which whatever is gained by one party must be lost by the other.
zombie bank
A bank/ company that is insolvent but continues to operate until its fate is resolved by closure or merger. ExampleBeginning in 1990, Japan ...