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insider trading

n.
The illegal buying or selling of securities on the basis of information that is unavailable to the public.

in′sider trad′ing


n.
the illegal buying and selling of securities by persons acting on privileged information.
[1965–70]
in′sider trad′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insider trading - buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential
trading - buying or selling securities or commodities
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The Acting Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) briefed the Committee on Insider Trading in stock exchange but failed to reply the question to apprehend a single person or company involved in Inside Trading.
The SECP is investigating against 15-20 companies for inside trading.
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, waves as he leaves a court complex in the capital Colombo yesterday after testifying before a Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating inside trading allegations against the former central bank governor.
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Ongpin has been accused of inside trading because he was able to acquire a block of Philex Mining Corp.
The financial market authority will see expanded capacities to sanction inside trading.
Alaa and Gamal are accused of making illicit gains from the Egyptian National Bank and are also facing charges of inside trading in the Egyptian Exchange.
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ISLAMABAD -- In an interesting twist at a time when Aqeel Karim Dhedhi (AKD) has been put on the Exit Control List in the OGRA scandal for inside trading and stock market manipulation, AKD has managed to sell his frequency spectrum in DV Com Ltd.