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Banking Term: Bull & Bullion

Find important banking term that is useful in upcoming banking exam.

Mar 9, 2015 12:58 IST
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Bull

  • Bull is a stock exchange speculator who purchases Stocks and Share in the belief that price will rise  and that he will be able to sell them again later at profit
  • Bull is the opposite of Bear. The market is said to be Bullish, when it is generally anticipated that price will rise.

Bullion

  • It means gold, silver or other precious metal in bulk, i.e. in the form of ingots or bar rather than in coin.
  • Gold Bullion is used in international monetary transaction between Central Banks and forms partial backing for many currencies.
  • Bullion Market is Gold Market.

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