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Repo

An agreement in which one party sells a security to another party and agrees to repurchase it on a specified date for a specified price. See: Repurchase agreement.

Repo

A practice in which a bank or other financial institution buys securities with the proviso that the seller must repurchase the same securities for an agreed-upon price on a certain day. Investors and financial institutions do this in order to raise short-term capital. A repo is also called a repurchase agreement or an overnight repo.

repo

repo

Slang for repossess.

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Section 4 provides the results of the empirical model for overnight repo rate.
One possible explanation for these concurrent declines in repo rates and in total tri-party collateral value traded is Federal Reserve purchases of securities from the open market.
This assessment is illustrated in a comparison of the economic development with an alternative path for the repo rate.
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The rules of the financial game privilege repo financing over other kinds, and Dodd-Frank did nothing to fix this.
A repo (repurchase agreement) transaction is a sale of an asset that is combined with an agreement to repurchase the asset at a pre-specified price on a later day.
When the RBI announces changes in the repo rate, SBI's RLLR changes automatically and hence the effective home loan rate.
Union Bank said to provide better interest rate transmission, it will soon link its housing and vehicle loan portfolio to repo rate from the current marginal cost of funds based lending rate.
Growth in repo transactions has been observed over the past two years.
In a late Friday decision, the bank announced that it has linked interest rate on savings account with a balance above Rs100,000 and short-term loans to the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) repo rate, effective from May 1.
MART president Christopher Salazar told reporters that the industry is considering measures to revive and make the repo that was launched in November last year active again.
Mumbai: The RBI is expected to increase the repo rate by 25 basis points in the upcoming monetary policy review as inflation is expected to accelerate further.