cambist


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cambist

(ˈkæmbɪst)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) a dealer or expert in foreign exchange
2. (Banking & Finance) a manual of currency exchange rates and similar equivalents of weights and measures
[C19: from French cambiste, from Italian cambista, from cambio (money) exchange]
ˈcambistry, ˈcambism n

cambist

1. a dealer in bills of exchange.
2. a handbook listing the exchange values of moneys and the weights and measures of many countries.
See also: Finance
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Taking place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel , the two-day event is organised by the UAE Financial Markets Association in collaboration with the International Cambist Association (ICA) and strategic partner Dubai International Financial Centre.
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