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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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Data on haircuts for different types of repos is limited.
According to data provided by the BSE, the volume of repos in the country for January 2019 amounted to 37.3 million manats, which is three times higher than the same period for the previous year.
Frederic Colette, Global Head of Prime Brokerage & Clearing: We believe that the central clearing of repos via ISA Direct is very compelling for both the buy side as well as Societe Generale as clearing agent and execution counterpart.
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.
A Repo, or repurchase agreement, is a financial instrument in which a Repo buyer provides capital to a Repo seller collateralised by the seller's securities.
Key to the feasibility of including repos in the net was that, from a clearing perspective, receives and delivers generated by repos did not differ significantly from receives and delivers generated from netting outright buys and sells.
'But if we're all sitting here agreeing on well-documented repos based on international standards, then we're happy to remove our reserve requirements.'
Also, again in support of the repo program, the Securities and Exchange Commission has granted provisional license to the Money Market Association of the Philippines as a self-regulatory organization of the repo market.
In 2014, FASB issued amended accounting rules and disclosures for certain types of repurchase (repo) transactions.
Often referred to as the bloodline and plumbing of the financial system, the tri-party repo market motivated a number of policy interventions during the recent financial crisis after the potential for disruptions in the market threatened to interrupt funding flows.
The repos were one-day transactions and do not represent any change in monetary policy, according to the Federal Reserve.
Activity in New Zealand's repo market has also recovered, with turnover in repos that use government securities as collateral hitting record highs in late 2011.