Meaning of “insider trade” in the English Dictionary


"insider trade" in Business English

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insider tradenoun [ C or U ]

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STOCK MARKET an occasion when a company's shares are bought or sold by someone who is in a high position in that company:

The company stopped insider trades after Sept. 15 under a policy that prevents insiders from buying or selling stock during the two weeks before and after it reports earnings.

(Definition of “insider trade” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)