Float (Currency)A floating currency is a currency that uses a floating exchange rate as its exchange rate regime. A floating currency is contrasted with a fixed currency. Policy that does not limit the range of the market rate. A currency that is not pegged to another cu
Float (Stock)The number of shares of a publicly-traded company available to trade. It is important to note that this may be different from the shares outstanding: some shareholders may buy and hold, reducing the size of the float.