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21. Euro Interbank Offered Rate The Euro Interbank Offered Rate or Euribor is a daily reference rate based on the averaged interest rates at which banks offer to lend unsecured funds to other banks in the euro wholesale More…
22. Eurocurrency A currency that is deposited in a financial institution located outside the currency's country of origin.
23. Eurodollar US dollars deposited in a bank outside the USA.
24. European Central Bank Established in Frankfurt in 1998, the ECB is responsible for all monetary policy decisions that influence the Euro currency. Based on the Maastricht Treaty, the ECB's main More…
25. European Currency Unit The predecessor of the Euro.
26. European Monetary System An arrangement in the 1970s and 1980s where many European countries linked their currencies to prevent large fluctuations in value. It was one of several initiatives leading to the More…
27. European Monetary Unit The currency of the European Monetary Union (EMU), introduced in 1999. The following countries and their currencies were replaced with the Euro
28. European Option An option whose holder can exercise it only at the expiry date.
29. European Union The group of European countries joined together to promote economic, political, and social co-operation.
30. Excess Margin Deposits Deposited funds in a trading account above and beyond what is required for margin requirements.
31. Exchange The physical location of trading activity. Some famous examples include the New York Stock Exchange or the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
32. Exchange Control Various devices a central bank uses for controlling the movement of foreign exchange so as to not deplete a country's reserves.
33. Exchange rate In finance, the exchange rates (also known as the foreign-exchange rate, forex rate or FX rate) between two currencies specifies how much one currency is worth in terms of the other. For More…
34. Execution Completing a trade.
35. Exercise Price See Strike Price.
36. Exit In the case of a long position, the sale of the long currency. In a short position, the purchase of the short currency, resulting in a closed position.
37. Exotic As opposed to the major currencies which are heavily traded, exotics are the less traded currencies.
38. Exotics The lesser traded currencies, as opposed to the major currencies which are heavily traded.
39. Expiration Date The day on which a financial option is no longer valid.
40. Exposure The net of all long and short positions for a particular currency. Based on the traders' positions for all currencies, his/her exposures can result in either loss or gain.

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