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When we trade financial products, the number one barrier is terminologies. In addition, even general terms we use in our lives in the financial world such as stock, forex, cryptocurrencies may have different meanings. In such a case, this site has prepared a convenient term dictionary. It’s a small thing, but please refer to it when you want to find out glossaries with one hand for all investors from beginners who have just started trading to experienced people.




Slang for milliard, one thousand million (1 European milliard = 1 US billion = 1,000 million).

Yen Appreciation

The raise in the value of Yen with regards to country’s currency other than Japan (US Dollar, Euro, etc.) For example, from $1= \110, that becomes $1= \100.

Yen bond

The yen-denominated bonds in a broader sense. In the Yen-denominated bonds, the Japanese government issue the Japanese bonds, the bonds issued by the ordinary Japanese companies, although the yen-denominated bonds issued by foreign companies is foreign bonds, in a narrow sense it refers to the Japanese government bonds. The Japanese government bonds is also called JGB (Japanese Government Bonds).

Yen Carry Trade

Borrowing the Yen funds of lower interest rates, to operate the trading by the assets that can expect higher yields.

Yield Curve

The graph showing changes in yield on instruments depending on time to maturity. A system originally developed in the bond markets is now broadly applied to various financial futures.

A positive sloping curve has lower interest rates at the shorter maturities, and higher at the longer maturities. A negative sloping curve has higher interest rates at the shorter maturities.


The term used in the interbank market, for example, in the case of dollar/yen transaction, it means have “sold” dollars. You may also use “Given”. On the contrary, if you “bought”, it refers to “Mine”


Abbreviation for year over year.


The yuan is the base unit of currency in China. The renminbi is the name of the currency in China, where the Yuan is the base unit.

*These glossaries are based on easyMarkets, GemForex, and Pacific Union educational tools.