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  1. Relative value

    Relative value is the attractiveness measured in terms of risk, liquidity, and return of one instrument relative to another, or for a given instrument, of one maturity relative to another. The term is used in economics, business or investment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relative value in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relative value in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of relative value in a Sentence

  1. William Ralph Inge:

    The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.

  2. Shyam Rajan:

    The way to trade the reserve flow story is through relative value trades, such as the swap spread tightening in Treasuries. I would imagine it plays out the same way in other markets too.

  3. Xavier Rolet:

    We take a relative value approach across geographies and sectors, our multi-asset approach allows us to actively manage and take advantage of dispersion, and there is growing dispersion globally.

  4. Dan Ivascyn:

    We are reacting to considerable dislocation in financial markets, there is a lot of relative value and there are certain names in the banking sector that is moving a lot.

  5. Raymond Lee:

    We prefer to allocate our Chinese exposure to opportunities with better relative value like China National Petroleum Corporation, a AA rated government owned SOE, which priced their three year bonds almost 40bp wider versus Alibaba.

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