repurchase agreement


A contract in which the seller of securities, such as Treasury Bills, agrees to buy them back at a specified time and price. also called repo or buyback.

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The repurchase agreement was made to ensure that the trader would be able to take back ownership of the securities.

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There was a newly made repurchase agreement between the people and everyone was feeling good about it so far, but I wondered if they would in the future.

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When I bought my War Bonds, I entered into a Repurchase Agreement with the U.S. Governement, and 10 years later they bought them back for the agreed interest.

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