repo

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Repo

An agreement in which one party sells a security to another party and agrees to repurchase it on a specified date for a specified price. See: Repurchase agreement.

Repo

A practice in which a bank or other financial institution buys securities with the proviso that the seller must repurchase the same securities for an agreed-upon price on a certain day. Investors and financial institutions do this in order to raise short-term capital. A repo is also called a repurchase agreement or an overnight repo.

repo

repo

Slang for repossess.

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The trick is that, under the new rules, the repo'd assets never leave the borrowing bank's balance sheet--that is, the arrangement does not qualify as a true sale; hence, the "failed sale" label.