free float


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free float

[¦frē ′flōt]
(industrial engineering)
The length of time, expressed as work units, that a specific activity may be delayed without delaying the start of another activity scheduled to follow immediately after. Also known as free slack.

free float

In CPM terminology, the amount of extra time available for an activity if every activity in the project starts as early as possible; the amount of float that can be allocated to an activity without interfering with subsequent work.
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The prevailing situation does point towards free float exchange rate.
The surprise big devaluation of the local currency took place after declaration by the State Bank of Pakistan governor that the exchange rate would be market-based and that the free float was not suitable for the country's economy.
The IMF had demanded that Pakistan should opt for free float of the exchange rate but Umar's position was that the country could not afford the free float.
He said that the Shilling's stability is supported by stable microeconomic fundamentals and that the value is of free float nature.
The company plans to sell 95 million shares, or 20 per cent of the free float, it said in an emailed statement.
Index-related data such as free float and index weights are available on a subscription basis.
'By allowing free float of the Pakistani Rupee the government has pre qualified the country to signing an agreement with the IMF,' she said.
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Over time, this is expected to result in increased investor confidence in listed securities, narrower valuation gap between Bahrain Bourse and regional peers, reduced bid-ask spreads, enhanced market depth, and increased free float in the market.
Ashgabat, 24 August 2015 (nCa) -- On 20 August 2015, Kazakhstan decided to do away with the dollar-pegged exchange rate and allow Tenge to free float as per market conditions.
regulatory framework requiring the listed companies to issue and maintain minimum free float. The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), also highlighted the need to have minimum free float requirement.
She said the two main challenges for Bahrain's equity market were illiquidity and low free float.