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Settlement Period

The number of days between the trade date and the settlement date. The trade date is the day on which investors agree on the security transaction, while the settlement date is the day securities change hands and payment is made. Different types of transactions have different settlement periods. For example, stock trades usually settle on T+3 (three trading days since the trade date) while bonds settle on T+1 (one trading day since the trade date).

settlement period

The period between the trade date and the settlement date. The settlement period on most securities is five business days.
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