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Definition of


  • 1. Finance

    difference between loan amount and value of collateral the difference between the market value of a security and the amount lent to the owner using the security as collateral

  • 2. Stockholding & Investments

    estimate of investment loss an estimate of possible loss in investments

Definitions of ’haircut’ and meaning of ’haircut’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’haircut’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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