Synchronous data

Definition:

Information available at the same time. To test option-pricing models, the price of the option and of the underlying should be synchronous and reflect the same moment in the market.

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In context of securities, easily traded or converted to cash. In context of a corporation, the state of having enough cash and cash equivalents to cover short-term obligations.

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