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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Given the increasingly narrow market, the company has already started the application process for 2020 at www.be-lufthansa.com/technik in an effort to reach young people who are personally and professionally suitable for the training slots on offer.
This would help narrow market spreads (the difference between the ask price and the bid price) and ensure a more precise market valuation of the instruments.
Market niches possess a strong, differentiated product/technology advantage in focused or narrow market application areas.
SFW is expanding boundaries in a narrow market while rendering a voice and platform to emerging streetwear designers.
Pan-American's ratings are constrained by its business profile, represented by modest scale and narrow market focus, and sovereign risk exposure.
Narrow Market Syndrome is a situation where few stocks, few intermediaries, and few Investors / Shareholders drive the major chunk of business.
Early in the last century, some carriage makers pivoted to a narrow market of decorative vehicles drawn by horses for use in royal weddings and park tours, and others changed to add internal combustion engines.
Findings from narrow market segments--such as listed Fortune 500 companies in the United States--that show improved bottom-line performance of companies empowering women strongly across various levels of decision-making are difficult to extrapolate to international markets.
They have minimal synergies with the core drainage products business due to limited customer overlap, separate manufacturing facilities and a different manufacturing process, notes Forterra, which characterizes pressure pipe as a "narrow market segment with significant competition and limited near-term catalysts for improvement in demand."
yes it's a narrow market, but it is steadily moving up."
That was a narrow market to begin with, and it "got a lot smaller after 9/11," Alan Scholz said.
We defined a narrow market basket and a broader market basket.