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English definition of “trading account”

trading account

noun [C]
 
 
ACCOUNTING a company’s financial statement showing the amount it has spent on its business activities, the money that those activities have earned in a particular period, and the profit or loss from them
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an account used by a broker that contains all the investments of a particular investor: Online brokers require funds in advance which they will pay into an interest-bearing trading account awaiting your investment instructions.
(Definition of trading account from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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