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insider trading Syllabification: in·sid·er trad·ing
Pronunciation: /inˈˌsīdər ˈtrādiNG/
(British also insider dealing)

Definition of insider trading in English:


The illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to one’s own advantage through having access to confidential information.
Example sentences
  • A landmark securities law that would criminalize insider trading in Hong Kong has languished for a year.
  • An investigation was carried out by the London Stock Exchange and no cases of insider dealing were found.
  • But allegations of fraud and illicit insider trading extend beyond the mutual fund operations of the two banks.
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