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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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Total collateral value in the tri-party repo market rose steeply after 2011, peaked toward the end of 2012, and then fell steeply.
Financial institutions in a reverse repo lend to the central bank against a collateral of government securities by bidding certain rates.
Such repos are called "hold in custody," but they are no longer popular for two reasons.
MF Global, the global financial firm that filed for bankruptcy in October, is just the most recent noteworthy example of how repo lending can go wrong.
The infrastructure that made tri-party repos attractive to investors seems to have made it less convenient for them to adjust collateral haircuts on a per-transaction basis.
GAAP applicable to a transfer of financial assets undertaken in conjunction with a repo were documented in Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) No.
The dealer repos out the specific collateral (borrows p at rate R) and simultaneously reverses in general collateral of the same value (lends p at rate r).
The BCV hopes that the repos will force banks to boost their savings interest rates, and thus narrow the spread between saving and lending rates.
A new legal master agreement for triparty repo transactions has been developed by Clearstream to enable market participants to sign just one contract for multiple counterparties and speed up counterparty marriage broking .
Primeritus CEO Chuck Tapp went on to say, "Lance and Victoria Gartner built Repo Remarketing into a great niche business over the last 16 years.
The Repo Joe sale will offer a variety of makes and models at unbelievably low prices
The central bank of Kenya has been trying to raise funds to the tune of KES9bn on Wednesday from the repo market.