Risk glossary

 

Bid/ask

A measure of market liquidity, also known as bid/offer. The bid is the price level, or quote, at which buyers are willing to buy, and the ask is the price level at which sellers are willing to sell. The thinner the spread, the higher the liquidity.

* see also best; last; mark-to-market; mid; worst

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