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Central securities depository

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A central securities depository (CSD) is a specialist financial organization holding securities such as shares either in certificated or uncertificated (dematerialized) form so that ownership can be easily transferred through a book entry rather than the transfer of physical certificates. [1]

20 relations: American depositary receipt, Book entry, Brokerage firm, Cedel, Clearing (finance), Clearing house (finance), Clearstream, Custodian bank, Dematerialization (securities), Depository Trust Company, Eurobond, Euroclear, Government bond, Loan, Repurchase agreement, Securities market participants (United States), Security (finance), Settlement (finance), Share (finance), Underwriting.

American depositary receipt

An American depositary receipt (ADR, and sometimes spelled depository) is a negotiable security that represents securities of a non-U.S. company that trades in the U.S. financial markets.

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Book entry

Book entry is a system of tracking ownership of securities where no certificate is given to investors.

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Brokerage firm

A brokerage firm, or simply brokerage, is a financial institution that facilitates the buying and selling of financial securities between a buyer and a seller.

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Cedel was a clearing company of securities.

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Clearing (finance)

In banking and finance, clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment is made for a transaction until it is settled.

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Clearing house (finance)

A clearing house is a financial institution formed to facilitate the exchange (i.e., clearance) of payments, securities, or derivatives transactions.

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Clearstream is a post-trade services provider owned by Deutsche Börse AG.

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Custodian bank

A custodian bank, or simply custodian, is a specialized financial institution responsible for safeguarding a firm's or individual's financial assets and is not engaged in "traditional" commercial or consumer/retail banking such as mortgage or personal lending, branch banking, personal accounts, automated teller machines (ATMs) and so forth.

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Dematerialization (securities)

In finance and financial law, dematerialization refers to the substitution of paper-form securities by book-entry securities.

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Depository Trust Company

Depository Trust Company (DTC) is a New York corporation known as a trust company which performs the functions of a Central Securities Depository as part of the US National Market System.

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A eurobond is an international bond that is denominated in a currency not native to the country where it is issued.

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Euroclear is a Belgium-based financial services company that specializes in the settlement of securities transactions as well as the safekeeping and asset servicing of these securities.

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Government bond

A government bond or sovereign bond is a bond issued by a national government, generally with a promise to pay periodic interest payments and to repay the face value on the maturity date.

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In finance, a loan is the lending of money by one or more individuals, organizations, and/or other entities to other individuals, organizations etc.

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Repurchase agreement

A repurchase agreement, also known as a repo, RP, or sale and repurchase agreement, is a transaction concluded on a deal date tD between two parties A and B: If positive interest rates are assumed, the repurchase price PF can be expected to be greater than the original sale price PN.

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Securities market participants (United States)

Securities market participants in the United States include corporations and governments issuing securities, persons and corporations buying and selling a security, the broker-dealers and exchanges which facilitate such trading, banks which safe keep assets, and regulators who monitor the markets' activities.

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Security (finance)

A security is a tradable financial asset.

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Settlement (finance)

Settlement of securities is a business process whereby securities or interests in securities are delivered, usually against (in simultaneous exchange for) payment of money, to fulfill contractual obligations, such as those arising under securities trades.

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Share (finance)

In financial markets, a share is a unit used as mutual funds, limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts.

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Underwriting services are provided by some large specialist financial institutions, such as banks, insurance or investment houses, whereby they guarantee payment in case of damage or financial loss and accept the financial risk for liability arising from such guarantee.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_securities_depository

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