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Browse thousands of words and phrases selected by Financial Times editors and suggest new terms for the glossary.

Entries starting with X

x-efficiencyThe ability of a business to achieve the best results in the most economic way in relation to the number of employees, machines etc it has. ...
x-inefficiencyWhen a business does not achieve the best results in the most economic way in relation to the number of employees, machines etc it has.
xaEx all; used after a share price to show that it is sold without any of the advantages that have been or will soon be available, for example...
xcEx capitalization; used after a share price to show that the buyer does not have the right to a bonus issue that has been or will soon be...
xdEx dividend; used after a share price to show that a dividend (payment of part of a company's profits to shareholders) has been announced...
XMLA computer language for creating documents that are shared on the Internet. XML makes it possible to create your own particular set of...
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