The Bid-Ask Spread, also known as the Bid-Offer Spread, is the quote of the...
The difference between the price that a buyer must pay on a market and the price that a seller will receive for the same thing. The difference covers the cost of, and provides profit for, the broker or other intermediary, such as a bank on the foreign exchange market.
The difference between the quoted bid and ask price of a currency.
The difference between the bid and offer (ask) prices; used to measure market liquidity. Narrower spreads usually signify high liquidity.
The distance, usually in pips, between the Bid and Ask price. A tighter spread is better for the trader.
The difference between the bid and offer price. Big Figure Quote - Dealer expression referring to the first few digits of an exchange rate. These digits are often omitted in dealer quotes.. For example, a USD/JPY rate might be 117.30/117.35, but would be quoted verbally without the first three digits i.e. "30/35".
The point difference between the bid and offer (ask) price.
The difference between the bid and ask (offer) prices.
The difference between the highest price that any buyer is willing to pay for a security and the lowest price that any seller is willing to receive for the security
The difference between the price at which a Market Maker is willing to buy a security (bid), and the price at which the firm is willing to sell it (ask). The spread narrows or widens according to the supply and demand for the security being traded.
The difference between the bid and ask prices. In thinly traded markets or instruments, this spread may be significant.
This Forex term is the difference between the bid price and the ask price in any currency quotation. The spread represents the broker's fee, and varies from broker to broker.
The difference between the bid and offer price, and the most widely used measure of market liquidity.
The difference between the bid and offer price. Broker - An individual or firm that acts as an intermediary, putting together buyers and sellers for a fee or commission. In contrast, a 'dealer' commits capital and takes one side of a position, hoping to earn a spread (profit) by closing out the position in a subsequent trade with another party.
The point difference between the bid and ask (offer) price.
The difference between the bid price and the asking price (or offer price) in a security transaction. If a bond is bid at $101.50 and offered at $101.75, the spread is $0.25, in price terms. Bid ask spread in bond markets is more frequently quoted in yield terms, and equates to the difference between the bid yield and ask yield. For example, if bid yield = 4.20% and ask yield = 4.15%, then the bid ask spread is 5 basis points, in yield terms. The spread narrows or widens according to supply and demand for the security being traded, and is a good indicator of a bond's liquidity. In bond markets, where institutional investors do not normally pay an explicit commission, the bid ask spread is cost incurred when buying or selling shares of securities or funds for a portfolio. Also referred to as transaction costs or explicit costs.
The price difference between the bid and offer price.