Thin Market

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Thin Market

1. UK: Futures market where the price of underlying asset (commodity, currency, financial instrument) may change if transactions exceed a certain level. 2. USA: Securities market characterized by (1) few bids to buy and few offers to sell, (2) low level of liquidity, (3) wide spread in bid and asked prices, and (4) highly volatile price. Also called narrow market.

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