Definition of stockbroker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstäkˌbrōkər/


A broker who buys and sells securities on a stock exchange on behalf of clients.
Example sentences
  • Most stockbrokers put private clients' shares in nominee accounts for administrative convenience.
  • Its 120 clients include leading stockbrokers and financial services firms who pay an annual fee.
  • Both PIBS and PSBs can be bought and sold through most stockbrokers and they can be put in an ISA.



Pronunciation: /-ˌbrōk(ə)rij/
Example sentences
  • I think mergers with other smaller banks or with bigger banks would be a better option,’ an analyst from a local stockbrokerage said.
  • But in recent years, as stockbrokerages have become part of financial supermarkets that also owned investment banks, analyst bonuses were linked to the profits of the whole group.
  • He revealed several weeks ago that he had received approaches from more than one party that may or may not lead to an offer for the inter-dealer stockbrokerage.


Pronunciation: /ˈstäkˌbrōkiNG/
Example sentences
  • Analysts and industry insiders accept that consolidation in stockbroking is inevitable as the Irish stock market loses more and more of its companies.
  • If successful, AIB would most likely integrate NCB with its own stockbroking division, Goodbody Stockbrokers.
  • It is less powerful in that sense than the wholesale banking business, which includes treasury, corporate banking, stockbroking and corporate finance.

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Syllabification: stock·brok·er

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