Definition of 'illiquid'
Example sentences containing 'illiquid'
Whether further repayments will follow remains uncertain as the bank attempts to recover illiquid assets.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
These illiquid assets are choking off the flow of credit that is so vitally important to our economy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
An additional problem is that these investments are generally illiquid because they are not traded on an established exchange.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Property is a very illiquid asset.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
One of the most important is that trusts offer access to specialist areas and illiquid assets that cannot be bought easily elsewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Property is important, but it can be highly illiquid.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The underlying weakness in our financial system today is the illiquid mortgage assets that have lost value as the housing correction has proceeded.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A potential buyer for some illiquid assets had been identified and investors should receive most of their money back.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Property is an illiquid investment and its value can go down as well as up, as we have seen in recent years.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Landlords are able to screen out negative news on house prices, and property is an illiquid investment that is a hassle to offload.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yes, turnover is paltry, and trading in too many stocks is so illiquid that investors are effectively locked in.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Regulators should be asking whether open-ended funds are suitable vehicles to invest in lumpy, illiquid assets such as office blocks.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
In particular, it is concerned that banks are using ETFs as a cheap way of funding illiquid assets sitting on their books.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Funds that invest in illiquid assets, such as property, find it difficult to cope with the supply and demand of the investor.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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