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English definition of “London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange”

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

noun     ( abbreviation LIFFE) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a market for trading futures (= agreements to buy or sell shares, goods, etc. at a future date) and options (= rights to buy shares, currencies, etc. at a future date), now part of NYSE Euronext → See also the NYSE Euronext
(Definition of London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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