player


player
Used in the context of general equities. Customer or trader who is actively involved in a particular stock or the market in general. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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player play‧er [ˈpleɪə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] COMMERCE
one of the important people, companies etc involved in a particular industry, market, situation etc:
player in

• He is one of the major players in the multimedia industry.

• The company is a world player in telecommunications equipment.

ˌgross ˈplayer COMMERCE
in the film industry, a director, actor, writer etc who is paid a percentage of the receipt S (= money that people pay to see the film) before production, distribution, and other costs are taken away
ˈmarket ˌplayer JOURNALISM COMMERCE
a company or financial institution involved in a particular market:

• London market players pushed prices down early in the day.

ˌnet ˈplayer COMMERCE
in the film industry, a director, actor, writer etc who is paid a percentage of the profits of a film after all production, distribution, and other costs are taken away — see also team player

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player UK US /ˈpleɪər/ noun [C]
a company, organization, or person that has influence within a particular activity, industry, or type of work: a player in sth »

The organization used to be unique; today it is just another player in a cut-throat market.

key/major/important player »

As chairman of the Finance Committee, she was a key player in the assembly's lengthy budget negotiations.

global/industry player »

It may take another three to four years before the market stabilizes enough for global players to think about establishing new EU locations.

See also MARKET PLAYER(Cf. market player), TEAM PLAYER(Cf. ↑team player)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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