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The main sense in which the term asset is used is to describe anything owned by an.

A person to whom an asset or right is.

The transfer of ownership of an item from one person to another. The 'item' may be tangible or.

See 'allocation.

A person who assigns an asset or right to another.

(AITC)An association formed in 1932 to represent the interests of investment trust companies. Its main.

In the UK the term 'assurance' tends to be used where insurance is taken out against something which.

In the UK the assured is a person (or people) who has entered into a life assurance contract with a.

An 'at best' order is an order given by a client to a broker where no particular instruction is.

An order to buy shares up to a maximum price or sell down to a minimum price.

The instruction a client gives a broker to obtain a quote from a market maker on the price for a.

A situation where the exercise price of a call/put option approximates to the current market price.

A plastic card enabling the holder to access an automated teller machine to obtain cash and.

The official examination of a company's accounts by a qualified accountant external to the.

A person appointed by a company to perform an audit. In the UK auditors are Chartered.

The report produced by a firm of Chartered Accountants which is part of a company's annual Report.

The total number of shares a company is authorised to issue by reference to its memorandum and.

In the US, the total number of shares which a corporation may issue, in accordance with the limits.

The concept in technical analysis that a trend in a share price is more meaningful if the number of.

Association of Unit Trusts and Investment Funds A trade association formed in 1959 to represent the interests of unit trusts and known then as.