thin market

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Thin market

A market in which trading volume is low, and consequently bid and asked quotes are wide and the instrument traded is not very liquid. Very little stock to buy or sell.

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.

thin market

A market for a security in which there are relatively few offers and bids. A thin market causes reduced liquidity and makes it more difficult to buy or sell the security without affecting its price. Also called narrow market. Compare deep market, tight market.

Thin market.

A thin market is one where securities trade infrequently. The term can refer to an entire securities market, such as one in an emerging nation, a specific class of securities, such as micro-cap stocks, or an individual security.

thin market

A market in which there are few sales, making it difficult for people to purchase a property or to find comparable sales for an appraisal.

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The local stock barometer ended flat on Wednesday on thin trade ahead of the upcoming Christmas holiday break.
In the final Asian trade, the dollar, euro and yen found themselves in s familiar territory, having shuffled sideways in thin trade with US markets shut for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, he added.
US sharemarkets rose on Friday in thin trade with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes at record highs.
Summary: UK shares dipped in thin trade on Tuesday as Moody's downgrade of France's credit rating depressed financials and a lower oil price hit energy stocks.
Key 10-year JGB yield edges up in morning in thin trade
The local stock barometer yesterday crept back to the 8,000 level in thin trade ahead of a closely watched central bank symposium in Jackson Hole.
Summary: TOKYO - The euro held its ground in very thin trade on Monday, staying above an 11-month low against the dollar as investors awaited an Italian debt auction later in the week.
Britain's leading share index closed just shy of the 6,000 level on Thursday as energy gains outpaced slight weakness in miners and banks in wafer thin trade.
4223 was noted in thin trade and interest was mooted via EUR/JPY from speculative names that were heavy buyers from 136.
The local stock barometer retested the 8,000 level in thin trade on Thursday ahead of a closely-watched central bank symposium in Jackson Hole.
The Abu Dhabi market rose the most in almost three weeks as banks supported the main index, while the Dubai Financial Market hit a two-week high in thin trade as investors awaited new catalysts.
Summary: EURUSD headed lower in thin trade, with reports of good selling from a Dutch house relating to unwinding of a residual position related to the Lehman Brothers.