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MARKETABLE SECURITIES

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Definition:
Marketable securities are securities that can easily be sold. On a corporation’s balance sheet , they are assets that can be readily converted into cash - for example, government securities, banker’s acceptances and commercial paper. (Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms , J. Downes and J.E. Goodman).

Source Publication:
Glossary of Government Debt Terms – OECD, unpublished, 2001.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 14, 2001