account statement

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Account statement

In the context of banking, refers to a summary of all balances.

In the context of securities, a summary of all transactions and positions (long and short) between a broker/dealer and a client. See also: Option agreement.

Account Statement

1. In banking, a statement detailing all credits and debits to an account over a given period of time. It is also called a bank statement.

2. In investing, a statement detailing all long positions and short positions that an investor currently holds.

account statement

A periodic statement to an investor showing the investor's investment position at a given point in time and transactions for the investor's account during a given period of time. An account statement for an active account is generally sent at the beginning of each month, while statements for inactive accounts are sent quarterly.