Meaning of “trading account” in the English Dictionary

"trading account" in Business English

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trading accountnoun [ C ]

uk us

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)