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English definition of “equity instrument”

equity instrument

a share in a company , rather than another form of investment such as a bond : The transaction can be settled in cash or by issuing equity instruments . → Compare financial instrument
(Definition of equity instrument noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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