nonnegotiable security

Nonmarketable Security

A security that may not be bought or sold. Generally, a nonnegotiable security may be redeemed by the issuer, but this is often subject to some limitations. Low-risk instruments such as savings bonds and certificates of deposit are examples of nonnegotiable securities. They are also called nonnegotiable securities and nontradeable securities.
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nonnegotiable security

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98) that even in a region as diverse as East Asia, common ground may be found "even in the contentious, seemingly nonnegotiable security arena".