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REVERSE REPURCHASE AGREEMENT Definition
REVERSE REPURCHASE AGREEMENT (reverse repo) is the opposite of a repo in that it is the purchase of securities (usually government debt) tied to an agreement to sell the security back at a later date at a higher price. Reverse repos are normally short term agreements; primarily on an overnight basis.
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WRITE-UP is the increase in value of an asset, but it is seldom used and is not allowed in GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
ADVISING BANK is a bank in the exporters country handling a letter of credit.