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1. IFEMA International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement
2. IM International Monetary Market. See also: International Monetary Market.
3. IMF See International Monetary Fund.
4. Indicative Quote A market maker's price. It is not dealable, but is for information purposes only. See also: Firm Quote
5. Inflation A rise in prices or a drop in the purchasing power of money.
6. Initial Margin The first deposit by a customer which determines a corresponding maximum trade size.
7. Initial Margin Requirement When entering a position, the minimum amount that must be paid in cash.
8. Interbank Market A market in which financial institutions can trade. The term refers to short term money or foreign exchange markets that are only accessible to banks or financial institutions. There is no More…
9. Interday Trading Positions that are opened and closed within the same trading day.
10. Interdealer Market Same as Interbank Market.
11. Interest Rate The rate charged or paid for the use of money. An interest rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the principal. Interest rates often change as a result of inflation and Central Bank More…
12. Interest Rate Swap A swap that exchanges the revenue generated by the two legs of the agreement. One party pays an agreed-upon fixed interest rate for the notional amount in exchange for the interest that More…
13. International Monetary Fund Supranational organization established in 1946 to provide international liquidity and loans to member countries.
14. International Monetary Market The futures trading arm of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
15. International Organization for Standardization The organization responsible for developing the standardized forex trading codes used by traders, such as EUR for Euros or CAD for the Canadian Dollar.
16. Intervention See Central Bank Intervention.
17. Intra Day Position Positions that are opened and closed within the same trade day.
18. Introducing Broker A person or firm that introduces customers to a market maker often in return for commission or a portion of the spread.
19. ISO See International Organization for Standardization. See also: ISO 4217
20. ISO 4217 ISO 4217 is the international standard describing three-letter codes (also known as the currency code) to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for More…

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