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English definition of “bearer stock”

bearer stock

noun [C or U]     BANKING, FINANCE
a share or the shares that are considered to be owned by the person who has them in their possession, rather than by a named person: The bank failed to maintain adequate security arrangements for bearer stocks.
(Definition of bearer stock noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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