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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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The committee will hold inquiry into deaths caused by electric current during heavy rains.
Hussain has challenged the findings of the inquiry report before the IHC.
Zuma was due to give a final day of evidence on Friday after the inquiry was adjourned on Wednesday when he complained that the questioning was effectively a court cross-examination.
Another inquiry conducted regarding disciplinary proceedings against Waseem Abbas has also been finalized.
The papers show the three main options under consideration were a costly and lengthy full-scale public inquiry, an inquiry by a parliamentary committee and an inquiry by an independent person such as the auditor general.
There is no law that states the Internal Affairs Minister must be the appointing Minister for every Government inquiry. Appointing Ministers for Government inquiries are assigned by Cabinet and can be any Minister.
The SED finally, after a four-member committee held an inquiry against teachers, decided that the charges against the accused could not be proved, therefore the head teachers had been exonerated.
Another inquiry against Bank of Punjab president and others was approved for allegedly changing prices of shares.
It comes after the probe fell into disarray when Dame Lowell Goddard resigned last week - the third chairman to do so since the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was announced in July 2014.
An inquiry spokesman said she had spent 44 working days in New Zealand and Australia on inquiry business in the first financial year of the inquiry and that she is entitled to 30 days' annual leave.
The Home Secretary has written to the panel's members setting out her plan for the inquiry to be given statutory powers, including the ability to compel witnesses to give evidence.
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