- n a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price
- v practice arbitrage, as in the stock market
- Merger arbitrage is a gamble only for high rollerspeople with the wealth and insouciance to risk millions on a single transaction.
- The most widely practiced form of program trading, index arbitrage, has been directly linked to at least two post-crash market plunges, despite new rules designed to limit its .
- I'd sit next to Stanley at year-end holiday parties and, knowing my family's money was in his hands, I'd ask: "How're things going with the arbitrage?".
- Josef Ackermann in Reuters
If you don't have a coordinated approach to regulatory (systems)...... then there's the risk of regulatory arbitrage,Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Josef Ackermann said.
- Michel Barnier in Telegraph.co.uk
It is important that member states act together and we design a European regime to avoid regulatory arbitrage and fragmentation both within the EU and globally,said Mr Barnier.
- Christine Lagarde in Moneycontrol.com
French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde said, "We were all in agreement that it had to be a universal taxation or universal levy or instrument to avoid the risk of arbitrage."