listed security


listed security
stock or bond that has been accepted for trading by one of the organized and registered securities exchanges in the United States. Generally, the advantages of being listed are that exchanges provide: (1) an orderly marketplace; (2) liquidity; (3) fair price determination; (4) accurate and continuous reporting on sales and quotations ; (5) information on listed companies ; and (6) strict regulation for the protection of securityholders. Antithesis of OTC security . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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The securities of a private company or public body which is traded on a securities exchange and has signed a listing agreement with the stock exchange. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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listed security UK US noun [C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a share, bond, etc. that can be bought and sold on a particular financial market: »

The fund will have at least 85% of its assets in listed securities and is aimed mainly at international institutions.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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