It is free to register: Tell your Colleagues!
First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
For Free access, Please accept our terms and conditions
Terms And Conditions

Register

Email Address:
Password:
Login Reset password

(Unknown Bank)
The (Unknown Bank) Industry Sector comprises of Bank that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications.


(Unknown Corp)
Companies that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications.


(Unknown Govt)
Government institution that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications.


ABS – Aircraft Finance
Asset Backed Securities - Aircraft Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise aircraft financing or debt and leases collateralised into tranches of notes with varying risk profiles.


ABS – CBO
Collateralized Bond Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid and below investment grade bonds, diversifying the risk to create investment grade bonds whist maintaining an above market return.


ABS – CDO
Collateralized Debt Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid debt and or loans to create marketable debt securities or bonds.


ABS – CLO
The ABS – Asset Backed Securities - CLO, or Collateralized Loan Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid loans to create marketable debt securities or bonds.


ABS – Commercial Mortgage Backed
The ABS – Asset Backed Securities - Commercial Mortgage Backed, Commercial Mortgage Backed Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various commercial mortgages and packages it together to create securitized assets  


ABS – Credit Card Receivables
Credit Card Receivables Securities industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various credit card debt and packages it together to create one securitized assets. 


ABS – Equipment Finance
Equipment Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various commercial equipment debt and leases and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Healthcare Receivables
Healthcare Receivables Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various healthcare receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Ltd Purpose Fin Co
Limited Purpose Finance Company consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities established to invest in certain types of asset backed securities, and attempts to profits from the difference in the returns from the investments and the cost of funding the investment.


ABS – Mixed Assets
Mixed Asset Backed Securities industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various assets and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Property Lease Receivables
Property Lease Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various property lease receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Property Rent Receivables
Property Rent Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various property rental receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets


ABS – Public Housing Receivables
Public Housing Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various public housing receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Repackaging
Repackaging industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various assets that were already securitized but unsold, it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Repo Conduit
Repurchase Conduit consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that issues commercial paper which is backed by repurchase when mature. 


ABS – Residential Mortgage Backed
Asset Backed Securities - Residential Mortgage Backed industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various residential mortgages and packages it together to create one securitized assets


ABS – SIV
Structured Investment Vehicle industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that issue short-term commercial paper to finance purchases of long-term assets.


ABS – SME
Small and Medium Enterprises Asset Backed Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise SME corporate debt and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – SPV
Special Purpose Vehicle consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities created by corporations that are used for a specific purpose to finance an investment with limited liability.


ABS – Student Loans
Student Loans industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise student loans and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Trade Receivable
Trade Receivable industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise business’s trade receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Vehicle Finance
Vehicle Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a variety of vehicle loans packaging it together to create one securitized assets.


ABS – Whole Business
Whole Business Securitization consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a business’s operating assets, but the business keeps complete control of the asset.


Accrued Interest
Interest earned on the notional amount of an investment between two payment dates. For example, the accrued interest on a bond would be the amount of interest owed to the buyer since the last coupon payment.


Aerospace and Defense
Manufacturers of civil or military aerospace and defense equipment, parts or products. Includes defense electronics and space equipment.


Agriculture Industry Sector
The Agriculture Industry Sector consists of businesses that primarily cultivate plants, and animals. This sector does not include producers or processors of food and drinks.  


Airline
The Airline Industry Sector comprises companies providing passenger air transportation and companies leasing aircrafts.


Alternative Asset
A newer type of asset that has not been traditionally considered part of an investment portfolio. Historically, examples include real estate, commodities, as well as rare coins, stamps, artwork and trading cards. More recently, the term has also come to be used to refer to other institutional asset classes including


AM - EMMF
A fund that operates in Europe and invests in short-term debt securities such as commercial paper, Repo and other instruments.


AM - General Asset Management
Funds that do not fall in any of the other Asset Management sector classifications.


AM - INTMMF
A fund that is a member of the International Money Market Fund Association and invests in short-term debt securities such as commercial paper and Repo and other instruments.


AM - Pension Fund
A fund which is funded by individuals for building a retirement income. 


AM - REIT
A fund which invests in real estate properties and/or mortgages and passes their income to the shareholders through dividend payments.


AM - USMMF - Government Institutional
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms government debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio.


AM - USMMF - Government Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms government debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio.


AM - USMMF - Municipal Tax Exempt
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms municipal securities, which are exempt of income tax, to grow the client’s portfolio.


AM - USMMF - Prime Institution
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US corporate debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio.


AM - USMMF - Prime Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US corporate debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio.  


AM - USMMF - Tax Exempt
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in various US short-terms securities, which are exempt of income tax, to grow the client’s portfolio.


AM - USMMF - Treasury Institutional
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms treasury debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio. 


AM - USMMF - Treasury Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms treasury debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio.


Asian Debt Capital Markets
comprise issuers from Asia as well as non-Asian issuers targeting this market with various "named" bond products.


Asset Allocation
The implementation of an investment strategy that attempts to balance risk versus reward by adjusting the percentage of each asset in an investment portfolio according to the investors risk tolerance, goals and investment time frame. The goal is to create diversification in assets which reduces overall risk in terms


Asset-Backed Securities (ABS)
Asset-backed Securities (ABS) are Bonds, MTNs or Notes backed by financial assets. Usually these assets are made up of receivables such as cash-flows from credit cards, auto loans, manufactured-housing contracts and home-equity loans.


Automotive
Companies and organisations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles


Bank – Building Society
Building Society industry consists of financial institutions owned by its members and focuses on savings deposits and lending its deposits for mortgages.


Bank – Commercial
Commercial Bank industry consists of financial institutions that primarily accepts deposits, provides checking account services, and lends to commercial and individual borrowers.


Bank – Cooperative
Cooperative Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provide traditional banking services and is owned and run by their members


Bank – Covered Bond Issuer
Cover Bond Issuer industry consists of legal separate entities specifically set up for issuing debt securities, which are collateralised against a pool of assets that, in case of failure of the issuer, can cover claims at any point of time.


Bank – Credit Card
Credit Card industry consists of financial institutions that creates a temporary revolving line of credit for cardholders and processes card transactions on a both a consumer and commercial level. 


Bank – Credit Institutions
Credit Institution industry consists of financial institutions that take repayable deposits and collect payments.


Bank – Development
Development Bank industry consists of private/commercial financial institutions that finance projects which generate economic development.


Bank – Financial Services
Financial Services industry consists of entities created by corporations that provides a broad range of financial services for clients.


Bank – Investment
Investment Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provides various financing and investment related services, such as underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, broker services and so on.


Bank – Leasing
Leasing industry consists of financial institutions that provide financing against leased collateral assets, such as Equipment.


Bank – Merchant
Merchant Bank industry consists of financial institutions that focus on international trade by assisting their clients with underwriting and commercial loans to finance commodity trading.


Bank – Mortgages
Mortgage industry consists of financial institutions that focuses on underwriting and selling mortgages.


Bank – Municipal
Municipal Bank industry consists of financial institutions that are funded by local government and provides traditional banking services.


Bank – Non Bank Conduit
Non Bank Conduit industry consists of financial institutions that are specific Conduits which fund invested long term off balance assets by issuing short term debt and other instruments. 


Bank – Private
Private Bank industry consists of financial institutions that focus on private individual banking and financial services to “high net worth individuals.” 


Bank – Public
Public Bank industry consists of commercial financial institutions that are fully owned by the state but not guaranteed by the state.


Bank – Savings
Savings Bank industry consists of financial institutions that gather savings deposits and the excess deposits are lent to borrowers.


Bank – Universal
Universal Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provide both commercial and investment banking services, as well as other financial services.


Bank – Vehicle Financing
Vehicle Financing industry consists of financial institutions that focuses on financing vehicles and hold liens on vehicles until paid off.



Basis Point Value
1% change = 100 basis points, and 0.01% = 1 basis point


Bear Market
A market condition in which the prices of securities are falling and widespread pessimism causes the negative sentiment to be self-sustaining. As investors anticipate losses in a bear market and selling continue, pessimism only grows. Although figures can vary, for now, a downturn of 20% or more in multiple broad markets.


Benchmark
A standard against which the performance of a security can be measured or priced.


Beta
A measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. Beta is used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), a model that calculates the expected return of an asset based on its beta and expected market return. Beta is calculated using regression analysis.


Bill security type
A treasury bill is a short term negotiable debt instrument issued by a sovereign that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future.


Biotechnology
Companies primarily engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and/or marketing of products based on genetic analysis and genetic engineering. Includes companies specializing in protein-based therapeutics to treat human diseases.


Bond Basis
A type of day count convention specific to bonds, the bond basis is a factor used to calculate accrued interest on a bond since the last coupon payment. For the bond basis, the fraction of days in a month over days in a year is 30/360, a fraction which, while slightly inaccurate, is easy to use for


Bond Market
a market where issuers borrow money by selling debt instruments.


Bond security type
A negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future.  


Bookrunner
The main underwriter or lead manager in the issuance of new equity, debt or securities instrument. In investment banking, the bookrunner is the underwriting form that “runs,” or who is in charge of the books. More then one bookrunner can manage a security issuance, in which case the involved parties are called “joint bookrunners"


Bourse
A market organized for the purpose of buying and selling securities, commodities, options and other investments. Commonly known as a stock exchange. Today the word “bourse” is more commonly associated with the Paris Stock Exchange/ the Paris Bourse, or Euronext Paris.


Branch
A business unit located at a different address than the Head Office. Branches are identified by square brackets, f.e. [Paris].


Broadcasting Industry sector
Owners and operators of television or radio broadcasting systems, programme makers, television and radio stations.


Bull Market
A period of generally rising prices. The start of a bull market is marked by widespread pessimism; at this point the “crowd” is the most “bearish”. The feeling of despondency changes to hope, optimism and eventually euphoria, causing prices to rise as overall demand increase.


Bulldog Bond Market
definition can be found in the following link, GBP Bond Market.


Buyback and Tap issues
Repurchase and additional issuance of outstanding debt securities by an issuer.


Callable Bonds
A bond that can be redeemed by the issuer prior to its maturity. The issuer has the right, but not the obligation, to buy back the bonds from the bond holders at a defined price and call date.


Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
A model that describes the relationship between risk and expected return. This is used in the pricing of risky securities. CAPM says that the expected return of a security or a portfolio equals the rate on a risk-free security plus a risk premium.


Capital Gains
An increase in the value of a capital asset that gives it a higher worth than the purchase price. The gain is not realized until the asset is sold. A capital gain may be short term (one year or less) or long term (more than a year) and must be claimed on income taxes.


Capital Requirements (Regulatory Capital)
The standardized requirements in place for banks and other depository institutions, which determines how much liquidity is required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies.


Car Rental Industry sector
Companies providing vehicle rental and taxi services.


Catastrophe Bond
A Catastrophe Bond or Cat Bond is a bond that exposes the investor to a specific insurance risk.


Category or Structure
Category or Structure is a classification that is given to a Debt Instrument by a market participant.


CD - Certificate of Deposit security type
A negotiable unsecured, short-term debt instrument typically issued by a bank that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner a sum or a number of sums in the future. In other words, a bank borrowing that in principal can be bought by and sold to anyone and which normally pays interest on a regular


Chemicals Industry Sector
The Chemicals Industry sector comprises companies that primarily produce industrial chemicals and basic chemicals.


Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO)
A type of Asset Backed Security (ABS) and some types are Mortgage Backed Securities as well (MBS). Can be thought of as a promise to pay investors in a prescribed sequence, based on the cash flow the CDO collects from the pool of bonds/mortgages/ other assets that make up the CDO.


Commodity
A basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type. Commodities are most often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services. The quality of a given commodity may differ slightly, but it is essentially uniform across producers.


Computer Hardware Industry Sector
The Computer Hardware Industry Sector consists of businesses that manufacture computer semiconductors and other components that make a computer. This sector is different from the Information


Construction and Building Materials
Companies that manufacture construction materials including sand, clay, cement, concrete and bricks.


Consumer Price Index (CPI)
A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households. It is one of several price indices calculated by most national statistical agencies. The annual percentage change in a CPI is used as a measure of inflation.


Consumer Products – Durables Industry Sector
The Consumer Products – Durables Industry Sector consists of businesses that manufacture goods and or preform Research and Development that will be used by an individual or a household.


Contact Group
In the Capital Market Data model we group entities that through ownership, interest or management structure belong to the same organisation. Typically these entities use the same or a similar marketing name.

Page 1 Next >
About Us   Contact Us   FAQ   Press Releases   Partners   Events   Dictionary   Reference Data Utility   Advertising   Legal   Technical     
Copyright © 2019 Capital Market Data Ltd. All rights reserved.