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REGULAR SETTLEMENT Definition
REGULAR SETTLEMENT is 1) For short-term or U.S. Treasury securities, the settlement, or payment and delivery, is the next business day after the trade date. 2) For corporate notes, bonds and municipal securities, settlement is in five business days. 3) For mortgage-backed securities, settlement is after the 15th of the month. 4) For Eurodollar Certificates of Deposit, settlement is two business days after the trade date. Also known as "Regular Way.'
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OPTION is the formal reservation of the right to buy or sell property / assets at a certain price and / or within a given time in the future, e.g. a contract allowing, but not requiring, the holder to buy (call) or sell (put) a specific security at a specified price during a specified time period or on a specified date. Options may trade on exchanges or overthe-counter.
NZIAS is New Zealand International Accounting Standards.