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Glossary of financial terms - Letter G

  • gamma

    Tags:  options valuation and pricing

    Gamma measures the sensitivity of an option's delta to variations in the value of the underlying asset.

     


  • Garman and Kohlhagen

    Tags:  options valuation and pricing

    A currency option pricing model, derived from Black and Scholes.

     


  • GC

    Tag:  securities lending

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  • GDP

    Tags:  economy indicators

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  • Geldhaus

    Tags:  banking system organisations or institutions

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  • GEMM

    Tags:  activities and occupations bond markets

    Country:   United Kingdom

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  • general collateral (GC)

    Tags:  concept risk management

    General collateral describes the range of assets that are accepted as collateral in the repo market. The market does not make a distinction between any of these assets with regards to their use as collateral in a transaction.

     


  • GFD

    Tags:  financial markets order types

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  • gilt

    Tag:  bonds

    Name given to sterling-denominated UK government bonds.

     


  • Gilt Edged Market Makers (GEMMs)

    Tags:  activities and occupations bond markets

    Market makers obliged to quote firm two way prices for gilts.

     


  • give-up agreement

    Tags:  market transactions master agreements

    Agreement which sets the legal frame in which an entity, named clearing broker, can negotiate tripartite market orders with an executing broker on behalf of the order initiator (a third entity or the client).

     


  • Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA)

    Tags:  master agreements securities lending

    The Global Master Repurchase Agreement is a model legal agreement for repurchase agreements (repos).

     


  • Global Program against Money Laundering (GPML)

    Tag:  regulation

    The Global Program against Money Laundering is a United Nations framework established in 1997 to strengthen the ability of member states to fight money laundering and to help them with depriving persons of the proceeds of their criminal acts.

     


  • GMRA

    Tags:  master agreements securities lending

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  • GNI

    Tags:  economy indicators

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  • GNP

    Tags:  economy indicators

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  • good 'til cancelled (GTC)

    Tags:  market orders order types

    Good 'til canceled describes an order to buy or sell a security at a specified price which remains active until either the order is filled or the investor cancels it.

     


  • good 'til date (GTD)

    Tags:  market orders order types

    A good ‘til date order remains active until the specified date, unless it’s been filled or cancelled.

     


  • good for day (GFD)

    Tags:  market orders order types

    Good-for-day is a restriction applied to an order resulting in the order being automatically cancelled at the end of the trading session if it hasn’t been filled. This is a default order duration on many markets and platforms.

     


  • good this week (GTW)

    Tags:  market orders order types

    Good this week is a restriction applied to an order resulting in the order being automatically cancelled at the closing of the last day of trading of the week if it has not been executed by then.

     


  • government-sponsored enterprise (GSE)

    Tags:  financial markets market participants

    A US corporation created by Congress in order to foster a public purpose, such as affordable housing for example.

     


  • government-sponsored enterprise (GSE)

    Tags:  government agencies organisations or institutions

    Country:   United States of America

    Government-sponsored enterprises are quasi-governmental, privately-held entities in the United States which have been established with the purpose of facilitating the flow of credit to specific sectors of the economy.

     


  • GPML

    Tags:  concept regulation

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  • greeks

    Tags:  options valuation and pricing

    Term used in option risk management to collectively refer to the option price sensitivities.

     


  • gross basis

    Tags:  financial instruments valuation and pricing

    Calculated as bond clean price - futures price x conversion factor. The gross basis is traded in a basis trade.

     


  • gross domestic product (GDP)

    Tags:  economy indicators metric

    Gross domestic product is the market value of all final goods and services produced by all the people and companies within a country's boundaries.

     


  • gross national income (GNI)

    Tags:  economy indicators metric

    Gross national income is the value of all final goods and services produced by a country's residents, regardless of whether the production takes place in the country or abroad.

     


  • gross national product (GNP)

    Tags:  economy indicators metric

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  • GSE

    Tags:  organisations or institutions status

    Country:   United States of America

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  • GTC

    Tags:  financial markets order types

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  • GTD

    Tags:  financial markets order types

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  • GTW

    Tags:  financial markets order types

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