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ZERO DISCHARGE TECHNOLOGY

Industrial processes that won’t release any toxic or harmful material into the environment.

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ZONATION

Dividing land into zones according to features or intensity of disasters.

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ZERO DIVIDEND PREFERENCE SHARE

Share receiving a fixed sum on redemption.

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ZONE OF POSSIBLE AGREEMENT

Acceptable range of outcomes from negotiation between parties.

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ZERO GROWTH STOCK

A stock that will return a set amount until it matures.

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ZONING

Legislative process dividing land into zones for different uses such as industrial, open space, residential. See zonation.

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ZERO INVENTORIES

Stage of ‘just in time inventory control’ where any waste is removed and only on hand and required inventory is available.

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ZONING CODE

Local law saying how each parcel of land will be used. Also known as zoning ordinance.

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ZERO LATENCY

Information technology. No time lag between information exchange to interfaces or the instant response to input.

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ZONING PERMIT

Document from local government that allows a piece of land to be used for the prescribed purpose.

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ZERO LATENCY ENTERPRISE

Firm responding to events as they happen as information between departments is exchanged with no delay.

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Z-SPREAD

Way of analyzing an assets swap.

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ZERO COUPON YIELD CURVE

A yield curve showing discounts for maturities from a starting point to present. This is done through stripping the yield curve.

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ZERO MINUS TICK

When a security sells at the price the last transaction had. This price is lower than the transaction prior to that one. Refer to minus tick, plus tick and zero plus tick.

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ZERO PLUS TICK

Selling a security at the same price as the last time but higher than the one prior to it. Refer to minus tick, plus tick, and zero minus tick,

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ZOMBIE

A company that is insolvent but continues to operate. This is done before restructuring or a bail out occur.

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Z SCORE

The probability of bankruptcy. It is based on five financial ratios.

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Z TABLE

an early mortality table which showed the actual mortality experienced by those insured by major insurers between 1925 and 1934.

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ZAIBATSU

A japanese congromerate with one company taking control. It has been banned since the mid 1940s and is replaced by keiretsu.

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ZAITECH

The final speculation of a japanese company to boost nonoperating income.

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