Definition of brokerage in English:


Syllabification: bro·ker·age
Pronunciation: /ˈbrōkərij


  • 1The business or service of acting as a broker.
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    • Almadro's team found evidence implicating businessman Dante Tan, a major BW shareholder, and several brokerage houses in insider trading and price manipulation that rocked the market early this year.
    • Unlike other firms cited in the story, Merrill does not disclose trading volume or the number of accounts in its retail brokerage business.
    • Another executive, former AT&T marketing star Gail McGovern, took over key roles in Fidelity's retail brokerage business.
  • 1.1A fee or commission charged by a broker: a revenue of $1,400 less a sales brokerage of $12.50
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    • Section 40 of the Insurance Act does not permit payment of commission / brokerage out of premium to any person other than an agent.
    • Global Trader 247 offers customers a no commission, no brokerage fee service to small institutions, retail investors, high net worth individuals and other customers.
    • Explicit assumptions were made around levels of brokerage and commission and expenses that might be implicit within the premium calculation.
  • 1.2A company that buys or sells goods or assets for clients.
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    • The company's Web site will allow online access to initial public offerings for the brokerages ' combined client base of roughly 6 million.
    • By far the wealthiest branch of the family, they own banks in Switzerland, public and private banks worldwide and a network of finance houses and investment brokerages.
    • Insurance brokerages typically sell for 1 to 1.5 times annual revenues.

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