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1. An act of buying something that one previously sold or owned.
2. The repurchase of stock by the company that issued it, as to reduce holdings of a single investor or increase the value of shares by reducing their number.
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1. the buying of something that one previously sold.
2. any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale.
3. a repurchase by a company of its own stock.
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Noun1.buyback - the act of purchasing back something previously sold
purchase - the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
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References in periodicals archive ?
Moelis & Company announced that the Firm will sell 8.0M Moelis Australia shares to MOE via a selective buyback at a price of Australian $3.40 per share.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): IT major Infosys has bought back 11.05 crore of its shares under the Rs 8,260 crore buyback offer plan which began in March.
First Holdings OKs P5-B buyback plan !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Lopez Group has expanded its massive share buyback program amid a string of similar buyback activities in the market by other listed firms owing to the prevailing volatility in the market.
(FPH) has earmarked an additional P5 billion for an ongoing stock buyback program that would run until July 2020.
The shares buyback regulations grabbed the spotlight in the May 17 meeting with adviser on finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh where the desperate stockbrokers who have watched market meltdown by 20,000 points, or 36pc, since May 2017 forwarded several proposals to put a floor under the market fall.
The two companies appear to be the first that have announced the share buyback in the backdrop of recent launch of softened rules - Listed Companies (Buyback of Shares) Regulations 2019 - and included Arif Habib Corporation Limited (AHCL) and Arif Habib Limited (AHL).
Global Banking News-May 1, 2019-DSV's board decides to launch DKK3,500m share buyback programme
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 1, 2019-DSV's board decides to launch DKK3,500m share buyback programme
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-May 1, 2019-DSV's board decides to launch DKK3,500m share buyback programme
Berkshire Hathaway's new and improved buyback policy
The Company and SpareBank 1 Markets AS (the "Manager") have entered into a repurchase contract in the form approved by the AGM (the "Repurchase Contract"), pursuant to which the Manager is initiating a reverse tender offer (the "Buyback Offer") to holders of beneficial interests in the Shares.