Definition of repurchase agreement in English:

repurchase agreement

Syllabification: re·pur·chase a·gree·ment

noun

Finance
  • A contract in which the vendor of a security agrees to repurchase it from the buyer at an agreed price.
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    • The main refinancing operations are regular liquidity providing reserve transactions or repurchase agreements which have a weekly frequency and a maturity of two weeks.
    • Corporate treasurers often pickup a few extra basis points of interest in return for lending cash for so-called repurchase agreements (repos, for short).
    • Wall Street, that finances their massive balance sheets with repurchase agreements and other short-term vehicles, assumes they will always have access to borrowings to maintain their bloated balance sheets.

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