Glossary

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  • Access point
  • Accrual bond
  • Acquisition currency
  • Actively managed fund
  • Additional margin
  • Admission of securities to the Regulated Market
  • Admission to the exchange
  • Admissions Office
  • AIBD return (ISMA return)
  • Allotment
  • American depositary receipt (ADR)
  • American depositary share (ADS)
  • American-style option
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Arbitrage
  • Ask
  • Ask price
  • Asset class
  • Asset-backed security
  • Asterisk * (price addendum)
  • At the money
  • Auction principle
  • Automatic exercise (warrants)

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Abbreviation of ’’absolute difference’’

The absolute difference states the change of the current share price on that of the previous trading day. It is also possible to determine the absolute difference between the current price and the initial buying price, whereby a positive value indicates a gain and a negative value shows a loss. On the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the absolute difference is stated in euros.