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Inquiry

Used in the context of general equities. In-line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock.

Inquiry

1. A request in which one investor asks another to make a bid or offer on a security.

2. An indication of interest by a potential customer or client. Generally speaking, an inquiry follows an advertisement or word-of-mouth information about the company. The number of inquiries can help a company determine the effectiveness of its marketing. Likewise, the number of inquiries relative to the number of actual customers or clients can help the company determine the quality of its products and/or staff.
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ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is unwell and he has requested Sharif brothers not to come to his residence to inquire about his health.
ISLAMABAD, September 06, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday visited Al-Shifa Hospital to inquire about the health of the Federal Minister Religious Affairs, Hamid Saeed Kazmi who had got injured in assassination attempt.
EAR: EAR allows tax advisers to submit account inquires for individuals, as well as businesses (a previously filed Form 2848 is required to resolve all accounts).
Giving details, the minister said that seven inquires and one investigation was sent to NAB (Rawalpindi), seven inquires and four investigation sent to NAB (Lahore), three inquiries to NAB (Quetta), nine inquires and four investigation to NAB (Karachi).
Chairman CDA Mahroof Afzal had instructed 1 month back that inquires should be completed within the next 15 days, but despite passage of deadline no corrupt official has been bought to justice.