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repurchase agreement

n.
A contract giving the seller of an asset the right or obligation to buy back the asset at a specified price on a given date.

repurchase agreement

n
(Banking & Finance) an agreement in which a security or asset is sold and later repurchased at an agreed price to raise ready money. Sometimes shortened to: repo

repur′chase agree`ment


n.
a deal to purchase securities between an investor and a bank, stipulating that the investor will sell back the bonds on a specified date, keeping the interest.
[1920–25]
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3bn of its common stock under its accelerated share repurchase agreements.
Aetna (NYSE: AET) has entered into accelerated share repurchase agreements with two dealers to repurchase an aggregate of USD 3.
TOKYO, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- China's central bank pumped money into the markets through reverse repurchase agreements on Thursday to ease liquidity after last week's national holiday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
1m in repurchase agreements, that the loans underlying such repurchase agreements may be fraudulent.
6 billion) of seven-day repurchase agreements, the .
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), which carries out open-market operations on Tuesdays and Thursdays, offered CNY65bn worth of one-year bills and CNY140bn worth of 28-day repurchase agreements in its Tuesday operation.
Repurchase agreements have long been a safe way to invest short-term or overnight cash.
CDO 3 is intended to match-fund on a long-term basis a portfolio of investment-grade CMBS acquired under the direction of its recently-formed Real Estate Securities Group, and will also create almost $350 million of immediate financing capacity in its existing CDOs and secured repurchase agreements.
This all-new Guide includes key accounting and auditing topics concerning investments, loans and credit losses, transfers of loans, mortgage banking activities, real estate and foreclosed assets, deposits, repurchase agreements, equity, trust services, insurance activities, and other areas.
Short-term interest rates fell in the Tokyo market Friday following an announcement by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) that it will consider extending the maturity of its repurchase agreements on government securities.
9 billion decline mainly resulted from a drop in the amount of repurchase agreements outstanding at the end of August.
Government securities held under repurchase agreements by the U.