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Forex glossary letter B



Here are all the definitions of the terms starting with the letter B. If your are looking for the definition of specific term or if you want to add your own definition, please contact us.

Back Office : Settlement and related processes.
Balance : Amount of money in an account.
Balance of Payments : A systematic record of the economic transactions du...
Balance of Trade : The value of exports less imports. Invisibles are norm...
BAM : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bank Line : Line of credit granted by a bank to a customer, also known as...
Bank Notes : Bank notes are paper issued by the central or issuing bank a...
Bank of Canada : Abbreviated BOC. The central bank of Canada.
Bank of England : Abbreviated BOE. The central bank of the United Kingdom...
Bank of France : Abbreviated BOF. The central bank of France.
Bank of Italy : Abbreviated BOI. The central bank of Italy.
Bank of Japan : Abbreviated BOJ. The Japanese central bank. Although its ...
Bank Rate : The rate at which a central bank is prepared to lend money to...
Bank Reserve Settlement : Economical indicator, A two-week period that en...
Banking Day : See Trading Day and Value Date.
Bar chart : A type of chart that consists of four significant points: the...
Barrier Option : A family of path dependent options whose pay-off pattern...
Barrier options : (trigger options, cutoff options, cutout options, stop ...
Base Currency : The currency in which the operating results of the bank o...
Basis : The difference between the cash price and futures price.
Basis Point : One per cent of one per cent.
BBD : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Barbados, called Dollars.
BDT : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bangladesh, called Taka.
Bear : An investor who believes that prices are going to fall.
Bear Market : A prolonged period of generally falling prices.
Bear Put Spread : A spread designed to exploit falling exchange rates by ...
Bearish : Words used to describe investor attitude. A bearish investor be...
Bearish doji star : A star indicates a reversal and a doji indicates inde...
Bearish engulfing line : This structure appears when a black, real body t...
Bearish Harami : A two day pattern that has a small body day completely c...
Bearish Harami cross : See Bearish Harami doji.
Bearish Harami doji : A two day pattern similar to the Harami. The differ...
Bearish tasuki : A bearish two-day candlestick combination. It consists o...
Bearish tsutsumi : Engulfing pattern. A bearish two-day candlestick combi...
BGN : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bulgaria, called Leva.
BHD : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bahrain, called Dinars.
Bid : The price at which a buyer has offered to purchase the currency or ...
Bid Price : The price at which an investor can place an order to buy a cu...
Bid Rate : See Bid Price.
Bid-Ask Spread : The point difference between the bid and offer (ask) pri...
BIF : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Burundi, called Francs.
Big Figure : Refers normally to the first three digits of an exchange rat...
Bilateral grid : An exchange rate system that links all the central rates...
Black closing bozu : A bearish candlestick formation that consists of a l...
Black marubozu : Shaven head. A bearish candlestick formation that consis...
Black opening bozu : A bearish candlestick formation that consists of a l...
Black-Scholes fair value model : The original option pricing model, which...
Black-Scholes Model : An option pricing formula initially derived by Fish...
Blank closing bozu : A bullish candlestick formation that consists of a l...
Blank marubozu : Shaven head. A bullish candlestick formation that consis...
Blank opening bozu : A bullish candlestick formation that consists of a l...
BMD : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bermuda, called Dollars.
BND : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Brunei Darussalam, called ...
BOB : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bolivia, called Bolivianos...
BOC : See Bank of Canada.
BOE : See Bank of England.
BOF : See Bank of France.
BOI : See Bank of Italy.
BOJ : See Bank of Japan.
Bollinger Band Width : A technical indicator that shows a stock´s v...
Bollinger bands : A quantitative method that combines a moving average wi...
Bonds : Bonds are tradable instruments (debt securities) which are issued...
Book : In a professional trading environment, a ´book´ is the...
Book method : Point-and-figure chart´s original name.
Box spread : A compound option strategy that consists of four options wit...
Break Even Point : The price of a financial instrument at which the optio...
Break Out : In the options market, undoing a conversion or a reversal to ...
Breakaway gap : A price gap that occurs in the beginning of a new trend, ...
Breakout of a spread triple bottom : A bearish point-and-figure chart for...
Breakout of a spread triple top : A bullish point-and-figure chart format...
Breakout of a triple bottom : A bearish point-and-figure chart formation ...
Breakout of a triple top : A bullish point-and-figure chart formation tha...
Bretton Woods Accord of 1944 : An agreement that established fixed foreig...
Bretton Woods Agreement of 1944 : An agreement that established fixed for...
BRL : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Brazil, called Brazil Real...
Broken Dates or Period : Deals that are undertaken for value dates that a...
Broker : An agent, who executes orders to buy and sell currencies and rel...
Broker-Dealer : See Dealer.
Brokerage : Commission charged by a broker.
BSD : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bahamas, called Dollars.
BTN : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Bhutan, called Ngultrum.
BUBA : See Bundesbank.
Bull : An investor who believes that prices are going to rise.
Bull Call Spread : An option position composed of both long and short opt...
Bull Market : A prolonged period of generally rising prices.
bull or bear : See Diagonal.
Bull Put Spread : An option position composed of both long and short opti...
Bullion : A term for gold bars, not coin.
Bullish : Word used to describe an investor´s attitude. Bullish ref...
Bullish doji star : A "star" indicates a reversal and a doji indicates in...
Bullish engulfing line : This structure appears when a white, real body t...
Bullish Harami : A two day pattern that has a small body day completely c...
Bullish Harami cross : A two day pattern similar to the Harami. The diffe...
Bullish tasuki : A bullish two-day candlestick combination. It consists o...
Bullish tsutsumi : Engulfing bar. A bullish two-day candlestick combinati...
Bundesbank : Abbreviated BUBA. Central Bank of Germany.
Business firms establishment survey : See Business firms survey.
Business firms survey : Survey of the payroll, workweek, hourly earnings,...
Business Inventories : Economical indicator, The dollar amount of invento...
Butterfly Spread : (1) A futures butterfly spread is a spread trade in wh...
Buy Limit Order : An order to execute a transaction at a specified price ...
Buy On Margin : The process of buying a currency pair where a client pays...
Buyer-Taker : The purchaser of an option, whether a CALL or PUT option. T...
Buying Rate : Rate at which the market and a market maker in particular i...
Buying The Spread : To buy the nearby contract and simultaneously sell th...
BWP : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Botswana, called Pulas.
BYR : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Belarus, called Rubles.
BZD : ISO 4217 currency code, Currency used in Belize, called Dollars.




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