Ask price


Ask price
A dealer's price to sell a security; also called the offer price. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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ask price UK US noun [C]
(also asked price, also asking price) STOCK MARKET OFFER PRICE(Cf. ↑offer price)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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