Narrow market

Narrow market

An inactive market, which displays large fluctuations in prices due to a low volume of trading.

Thin Market

A market for a security with few transactions. Because of the low trading volume, a single, large order to buy or sell the security can affect the price significantly. It is also called a narrow market. See also: Inactive Security, Broad Market.
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The Forrester report noted, "KPMG secured a narrow market leadership position among the midsize service providers we reviewed, due to a well-balanced approach to mobile app design and delivery, with strong end-to-end business consulting and integration service capabilities.
Summary: In narrow market, which dates to Abbassid era more than 700 years ago, Iraqis peruse Christmas and New Year's decorations.
Sector fund: A mutual fund that invests its shareholders' money in a relatively narrow market sector, such as technology, energy, the Internet or banking.
A smell of roasted meat from the cinders delights the air inside the narrow market.
The affirmation also recognises that these credit positive factors are moderated by UAB's (1) relative small size and narrow market position within a highly fragmented and increasingly competitive banking system, (2) lack of geographical diversification as the bank's entire operations are based in the UAE and (3) relatively high borrower concentrations, a feature common across the GCC banking systems.
Therefore, MGUK was operating in a very narrow market in this period.
At the moment we are highly interested in narrow market niches.
Partially offsetting these positive factors is the company's business risk associated with writing one class of business within a narrow market scope, albeit with a good geographic spread of risk.
New York, NY, July 23, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The aerospace and defense manufacturing sector is an extremely narrow market that is becoming much more competitive, says Charles Precourt, Vice President and General Manager, Space Launch Systems, ATK.
Union Rags won by four lengths over News Pending, with Algorithms's stablemate Discreet Dancer third as narrow market leader.
While increased taxes and savings incentives should offer huge opportunities for insurers, can the industry grow and prosper by continuing to rely on a narrow market segment that is not growing?
The narrow market street was a wall of flame and thick black smoke as the fire tore through the flimsy stalls and residential flats above, witnesses said.