delayed settlement

Delayed Settlement

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 delayed settlement may or may not be by mutual consent of the counterparties to the transaction. A seller may deliberately arrange a delayed settlement so the securities remain on his/her records until a certain event, such as the ex-dividend date, has passed. See also Fail to deliver, Aged fail.

delayed settlement

The transfer of a security or cash at a date beyond the usual settlement date. A seller may prefer delayed settlement in order to be listed on a firm's books on the record date for a dividend.
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However, delayed settlement has impaired cash flow generation.
ORC operates within Sultanate and the prevailing tough business conditions do affect its business as well, which have resulted in flat or lower offtake than expected as well as delayed settlement of invoices.
The late payment penalty is a net purchase price of the delayed settlement affected products 5% / hour.
The liquidity support comes in the wake of slowdown in the economy, which has resulted in liquidity tightness in a large number of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in the manufacturing and services sector, particularly due to delayed settlement of receivables from large corporate, public sector undertakings and government departments," the Reserve Bank of India said.
The current work was undertaken to define more completely the point when delayed settlement has a deleterious effect on subsequent postmetamorphic survival in red abalone and to provide a better understanding of larval biology and dispersal capabilities.
CAIRO: Prices on Egypt's stock market must stabilize before same-day settlement resumes, the financial regulator said, shrugging off warnings from some traders that the delayed settlement imposed during February's popular uprising was deterring investors.
Perth, Australia, Feb 16, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - As previously announced, FerrAus Limited (ASX:FRS) (PINK:FRRAF) had delayed settlement of its A$35 million placement (Placement) pending ASIC determination of an application by Wah Nam International Australia Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wah Nam International Holdings Limited (HKG:0159) (Wah Nam), for relief to vary offers under its takeover bid to extend them to newly issued shares (Takeover Extension), including shares to be issued under the Placement (new Placement Shares).
To prevent a delayed settlement from jeopardizing overall relations between Japan and the U.
When he calls the Arabs to take the initiative to facilitate the delayed settlement and sponsor it by forms of Aoin advanceAo openness, he is offering no more than promises to resume negotiations that might take years, after which the Palestinians shall have nothing to negotiate on in Jerusalem, nor shall they have the ability to put the fate of settlements that have extended in the West Bank on the table.
This result does not unambiguously support our view that large individual payments lead to delayed settlement because they increase the likelihood of daylight overdrafts.
One of the more worrying is the delayed settlement of invoices, affecting cash flow and threatening the very existence of small businesses.
Spokesman Mark Davies said: "We delayed settlement, but we were happy to settle in the end.