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EQUITIES

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Definition:
Equities refer to ownership interests of stockholders in a firm, usually in the form of stock (not bonds).

Source Publication:
External Debt: Definition, Statistical Coverage and Methodology, A Report by an International Working Group on External Debt Statistics of the World Bank, IMF, BIS, OECD, OECD, Paris, 1988, Glossary.

Cross References:
Ordinary share

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, March 10, 2003