dealing


dealing
Entering into transactions in investments either for customers or for the firm's own account. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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dealing deal‧ing [ˈdiːlɪŋ] noun
1. [uncountable] FINANCE the job or activity of buying and selling stocks, shares, foreign currencies etc on a financial market; = TRADING AmE:

• After the first hour of dealing, the FTSE had slipped 10.1 to 3025.3.

Share dealings in the new issue will begin on Dec. 8.

• a full range of currency dealing services

ˌafter-hours ˈdealing [uncountable] FINANCE
buying and selling stocks, shares, etc after the financial markets have officially closed for the day; = AFTER-HOURS TRADING AmE:

• After-hours dealing in the June Footsie contract suggested that the market is all set to go better again today.

ˌfair ˈdealing
1. [uncountable] COMMERCE a way of doing business that is honest and treats people equally:

• Any reputable company or adviser will be keen to preserve a reputation for fair dealing.

2. [uncountable] LAW reasons given for using or copying a book, film, song etc without the permission of the person or company that owns or made it, that a court of law can accept as reasonable; = FAIR USE AmE
inˌsider ˈdealing [uncountable] FINANCE
when someone uses knowledge of a particular company, situation etc that is not available to other people in order to buy or sell shares. Insider dealing is illegal; = INSIDER TRADING AmE
ˌover-the-ˌcounter ˈdealing [uncountable] especially BrE FINANCE
the buying and selling of shares etc directly between dealers over the telephone and computer systems; = OVER-THE COUNTER TRADING AmE:

• In national over-the-counter dealing, Pearson shares closed at 702.62p, up 6.62p.

ˌwheeling and ˈdealing [uncountable] COMMERCE
business activities that involve a lot of complicated and sometimes dishonest deals:

• With so much wheeling and dealing going on in the industry, we can expect to see more legal suits.

— wheeler-dealer noun [countable] :

• He thinks of himself as a real wheeler-dealer.

2. dealings [plural] the business relationships or activities that you have become involved in:

• The secret dealings of his department were made public.

• Anyone who has had dealings with an insurance company knows how long it takes for payment to be made.

ˌshady ˈdealings [plural]
illegal or dishonest dealings:

• accusations of shady dealings and bribery

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dealing UK US /ˈdiːlɪŋ/ noun [U] UK
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the activity of buying and selling shares, currencies, etc.: share/currency dealing »

Online share dealing has grown dramatically over the past few years.

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Towards the end of the day there was another round of heavy dealing in the company's shares.

a way of doing business: fair/honest dealing »

Our company maintains a reputation for fair dealing in all its transactions.

dodgy/shady dealing »

Many institutions have been badly damaged by dodgy corporate dealing.

dealings — Cf. dealings

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Dealing — Deal ing, n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person. [1913 Webster] {Double dealing}, insincere, treacherous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealing — index act (undertaking), commerce, management (judicious use), transaction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dealing — DÍ / s. n. (la jocul de cărţi) împărţitul cărţilor. (< engl. dealing) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • dealing — [dē′liŋ] n. 1. the act of one who deals; distribution 2. way of acting toward others 3. [usually pl.] transactions or relations, usually of business …   English World dictionary

  • dealing — deal|ing [ˈdi:lıŋ] n 1.) dealings [plural] the business activities or relationships that someone is involved in ▪ an investigation of his financial dealings dealings with ▪ She is ruthless in her dealings with competitors. ▪ We ve had dealings… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dealing — deal|ing [ dilıŋ ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the business of buying and selling: property/drug dealing 2. ) dealings plural the business activities or the general relationship that you have with another person or organization: have dealings with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dealing — noun 1 dealings (plural) the business activities or relationships that you have been involved in: The secret dealings of his department were made public. | have dealings with (=have a business relationship with someone): We ve had dealings with… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dealing */*/ — UK [ˈdiːlɪŋ] / US [ˈdɪlɪŋ] noun 1) [uncountable] the business of buying and selling property/drug dealing 2) dealings [plural] the business activities or the general relationship that you have with another person or organization have dealings… …   English dictionary

  • Dealing — Deal Deal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dealt} (d[e^]lt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dealing}.] [OE. delen, AS. d[=ae]lan, fr. d[=ae]l share; akin to OS. d[=e]lian, D. deelen, G. theilen, teilen, Icel. deila, Sw. dela, Dan. dele, Goth. dailjan. See {Deal}, n.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealing — /dee ling/, n. 1. Usually, dealings. relations; business: frequent dealings; commercial dealings. 2. conduct in relations to others; treatment: honest dealing. [1250 1300; ME deling. See DEAL1, ING1] * * * …   Universalium