agiotage


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agiotage

(ˈædʒətɪdʒ)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) the business of exchanging currencies
2. (Stock Exchange) speculative dealing in stock exchange securities or foreign exchange
[C19: French, from agio]

agiotage

the business of buying and selling the curreneies of various countries by taking advantage of differences in rates of exchange. — agio, n.
See also: Money
the business of trading or speculating in foreign exchange. Also called agio.
See also: Finance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agiotage - a fee charged for exchanging currenciesagiotage - a fee charged for exchanging currencies
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
Translations

agiotage

n (St Ex) → Agiotage f
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A vivid example is the artificial agiotage created in the media in connection with Albert Weiler, member of the Bundestag, included in the list of undesirable people for illegal visit to the occupied Azerbaijani lands.
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