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BIFFEX

noun
 
 
/ˈbɪfeks/ STOCK MARKET
abbreviation for the Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange: a market in London for trading futures contracts relating to the cost of transporting dry basic materials by sea. The contracts stopped trading in 2001.
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