Glossary of terms used on this site

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Term Definition
Value at Risk (VAR)

VAR is the maximum loss over a target horizon such that there is a low, pre-specified probability that the actual loss will be larger.

Vanilla Issue

A straight fixed rate issue which has terms and conditions usually accepted as being conventional to a particular securities market.

Volume of Trading

The total number of shares which changes hands in a particular company’s securities. This information is useful in explaining and interpreting fluctuation in share prices.

Voluntary delisting

Delisting of securities of a body corporate voluntarily by a promoter or an acquirer or any other person other than the stock exchange

Voting Rights

The entitlement of a shareholder to exercise vote in the general meeting of a company.

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