Learn Cantonese Vocabulary: Economics and Finance

In this lesson you will learn the Cantonese vocabulary related to economics and finance. The Cantonese pronunciation and the meaning of the Chinese characters and words often used in economics and finance are presented.

Economics and Finance 財經 choi6 ging1,經濟金融 ging1 jai3 gam1 yung6
economy 經濟 ging1 jai3
economic 經濟 ging1 jai3
economics 經濟學 ging1 jai3 hok5
finance n 財務金融 choi6 mo5 gam1 yung6
finance v 融資、集資 yung6 ji1, jaap5 ji1
financial market 金融市場 gam1 yung6 si4 cheung6
bank 銀行 ngan6 hong6
bank draft 匯票 wui5 piu3
check 支票 ji1 piu3
notes 銀紙 ngan6 ji2
coins 散子 saan2 ji2
loan 貸款 tai3 foon2
mortgage 抵押貸款 dai2 ngaak3 tai3 foon2
lend,borrow 借 je3
stocks 股票 goo2 piu3
stock market 股市 goo2 si4
futures 期貨 kei6 foh3
futures market 期貨市場 kei6 foh3 si4 cheung6
bonds 債券 jaai3 guen3
securities 證券 jing3 guen3
capital 資本 ji1 boon2
commodity 貨物 foh3 mat5
inventory 存貨 chuen6 foh3
commodity futures 期貨 kei6 foh3
money 錢,貨幣 chin2, foh3 bai5
currency 貨幣,流通貨幣 foh3 bai5, lau6 tung1 foh3 bai5
foreign currency 外幣 oi5 bai5
index 指數 ji2 so3
Index futures 期指 kei6 ji2
foreign exchange 外幣交易,外幣買賣 oi5 bai5 gau1 yik5, oi5 bai5 maai4 maai5
rate 率 lut2
interest 利息 lei5 sik1
interest rate 利率 lei5 lut2
dividend 股息 goo2 sik1
real estate 地產 dei5 chaan2
broker 經紀 ging1 gei2
rent 租金 jo1 gam1
capital gain 資本收益 ji1 boon2 sau1 yik1
revenue 收入 sau1 yap5
inflation 通貨澎脹 tung1 foh3 paang6 jeung3
inflation rate 通脹率 tung1 jeung3 lut5
stock 存貨,股票 chuen6 foh3, goo2 piu3
stock market 股票市場,股市 goo2 piu3 si4 cheung6, goo2 si4
invest,investment 投資 tau6 ji1
buy 買 maai4
sell 賣 maai5
trade 買賣,交易 maai4 maai4 gaau1 yik5
business 生意 saang1 yi3
do business 做生意 jo5 saang1 yi3
supply 供應 gung1 ying3
demand 需求 sui1 kau6
profit n 盈利,利潤 jing6 lei5, lei5 yun5
profit v 賺 jang5 賺錢 jang5 chin2
Inland Revenue 稅務局 sui3 mo5 guk2
profit tax 利得稅 lei5 dak1 sui3
income tax 入息稅 yap5 sik1 sui3
store, shop 舖頭 po3 tau6
loss 虧損,損失,蝕本 kwai1 suen2, suen2 sat1, sit5 boon2
lose 蝕 sit5