Important Finance Abbreviations for Competitive Exams

List of Finance Abbreviations: Finance Abbreviations is one of the topics from where the questions are asked in most of the Competitive Exams such as SSC RRB, Banks, etc in their
General Knowledge section. Here we have prepared the list of Important Finance Abbreviations to help you to improve your general knowledge for competitive exams

List of Finance Abbreviations


AbbreviationsFull Form
ACHAutomated Clearing House
AIRAssumed Interest Rate
APRAnnual Percentage Rate
APTAsset Protection Trust
APYAnnual Percentage Yield
ARMAdjustable Rate Mortgage
ATMAutomated Teller Machine
ATRAbility to Repay
ADTV Average Daily Trading Volume
AMEXAmerican Stock Exchange
AGIAdjusted Gross Income
AMTAlternate Minimum Tax
AFSAnnual Financial Statement
BCPBusiness Continuity Plan
BTABoard of Tax Appeals
CAPEXCapital Expenditures
CFCompany Finance
COBClose of Business
CRRCash Reserve Ratio
CITCorporate Income Tax
CGT    Capital Gains Tax
CTCChild Tax Credit
CBCurrent Bid
CMPCurrent Market Price
CAGRCompound annual growth rate
CAOChief Account Officer
CFAChartered Financial Analyst
CFMCertified Financial Manager
CFOChief Financial Officer
CFPCertified Financial Planner
CIMACertified Investment Management Analyst
CISACertified Information Systems Auditor
CMACertified Management Accountant
CMOChief Marketing Officer
COOChief Operating Officer
CPACertified Public Accountant
CPPCertified Payroll Professional
CSOChief Security Officer
CTOChief Technology Officer
DJIADow Jones Industrial Average
EFTElectronic Funds Transfer
ETFExchange Traded Funds
EINEmployee Identification Number
EPSEarnings Per Share
EICEarned Income Credit
EITCEarned Income Tax Credit
FDICFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FEDFederal Reserve Bank
FOREXForeign Exchange
FRBFederal Reserve Board
FIFOFirst In, First Out
FICAFederal Insurance Contributions Act
HELOCHome Equity Line of Credit
HPMLHigh Priced Mortgage Loan
HSAHealth Savings Account
IRAIndividual Retirement Account
ITCInvestment Tax Credit
IRS Internal Revenue System
IPOInitial Public Offering
LOILetter Of Intent
LIFOLast In, First Out
LLCLimited Liability Company
MBSMortgage-Backed Securities
MAGIModified Adjusted Gross Income
MMKTMoney Market
NSFNon-Sufficient Funds
NAVNet Asset Value
NWTNet Wealth Tax
NCNDNon-Circumvention and Non-Disclosure
NDANon-Disclosure Agreement
NOLNet Operating Loss
NPONon-Profit Organization
NASDAQ          National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
NYSE  New York Stock Exchange
P&LProfit and Loss
PINPersonal Identification Number
P/EPrice-to-Earnings ratio
PSPProfit Sharing Plan
PITPersonal Income Tax
PFDPreferred stock
ROAReturn on Assets
REIT   Real Estate Investment Trust
ROEReturn on Equity
ROIReturn on Investment
RIARegistered Investment Advisor
ROCEReturn On Capital Employed
ROICReturn on Invested Capital
RONAReturn on Net Assets
ROSReturn on Sales
SEC     Securities Exchange Commission
SIV     Structured Investment Vehicle
TSA    Tax-Sheltered Annuity
TSR     Total Shareholder Return
VATValue Added Tax
WHTWithholding Tax
WCWorking capital
YTMYield To Maturity