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English definition of “financial arbitrage”

financial arbitrage

noun [U]     STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
the action of selling shares, currencies, etc. for a higher price in one market while buying them for a lower price in a different market, in order to make a profit quickly: Financial arbitrage is a short-term trading strategy that takes advantage of price inefficiencies.
(Definition of financial arbitrage noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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