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Fail to Deliver

A situation in which a buyer, or, more commonly, his/her broker does not receive delivery of the securities he/she bought by the settlement date. A fail to deliver occurs because of the negligence or deliberate withholding on the part of the seller. If a buyer does not receive the securities, he/she is not obligated to make payment until delivery is made. See also: Aged fail.

fail to deliver

Used to refer to the nondelivery of securities from a selling broker to a buying broker by the settlement date.
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Hashmi said that present government had completed one year in power but failed to deliver even on a single promise, which was a rare example in 70 years.
QUETTA -- Provincial Ameer of Jamat Islami Maulana Abdul Haque Hashmi has said that federal and Balochistan governments have failed to deliver in first year as they kept promising to public instead of addressing their issues.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): A day after losing to New Zealand in the semi-final of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, India opening batsman Rohit Sharma admitted that they failed to deliver, and thanked fans for their colossal support to the Men in Blue during the tournament.
MUZAFFARABAD -- Main opposition Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Saturday demanded snap elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) alleging that not only the PML-N government had failed to deliver but the Legislative Assembly had also lost its utility.
It may be recalled that Prime Minister Imran Khan has repeatedly been quoted as saying that ministers who failed to deliver would be shown the door.
May adds it is a matter of personal regret for her that she has failed to deliver on her flagship policy.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is working on programmes in different sectors to turn the country into a welfare state She said that PML-N government had failed to deliver due to its wrong policies and no project was proved beneficial to the people in Punjab.
Talking to a private news channel, she said that PML-N government had failed to deliver due to its wrong policies and no project was proved beneficial to the people in Punjab.
'Kung mayroon mang planta na gusto magtayo at magpprovide ng bagong supply ng kuryente, at hindi sila pumasok on time, dapat may penalty (Power plants that are supposed to provide new power supply but failed to deliver on time should incur penalties),' Gatchalian said.
CHARSADDA -- Commenting on the reshuffle of the federal cabinet, Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Friday said that it showed that the government had failed to deliver on its election promises.
He declared that since the all Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government had failed to deliver in all its promises there was no justification for Nigerians to renew his soon to be expired mandate
He cheated public at large by taking payments of vehicles from the affectees but failed to deliver the vehicles as per the promise.