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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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.