Meaning of “arbitrageur” in the English Dictionary


"arbitrageur" in Business English

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arbitrageurnoun [ C ]

also arbitrager uk /ˌɑːbɪtrɑːˈʒɜːr/ us /ˈɑːrbɪtrɑːʒɚ/ also arb FINANCE

someone who buys something, such as shares or currency, in one place and sells them in another where they can get a higher price at the same time:

Traders said that overseas arbitrageurs were buying the stock in London in the hope of selling it at a profit in Johannesburg.

(Definition of “arbitrageur” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)