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Delivery versus payment

A in which the buyer's payment for securities is due at transaction the time of delivery (usually to a bank acting as agent for the buyer) upon receipt of the securities. The payment may be made by bank wire, check, or direct credit to an account.

Delivery versus Payment

A settlement procedure in which the buyer and the seller of a security agree that the seller will pay the buyer upon the security's delivery to the seller. This agreement is designed to reduce risk to both parties: if the delivery and payment do not occur at the same time there is a risk, however small, of theft by one party or the other. It is more commonly known as cash on delivery.

delivery versus payment (DVP)

A settlement procedure in which a customer instructs that he or she will make immediate payment upon delivery of the purchased security. Also called cash on delivery. Compare receive versus payment.
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Qatar Exchange has successfully implemented the final phase of the Delivery Vs Payment (DvP) post-trade mechanism, following the first phase, which went live in April.
At the same time NDC reports a major growth of activities of OTC market participants through Delivery vs Payment (DVP) transactions.