Definition: Repurchase agreement (Repo)

Balance of Payments, IMF

Arrangement involving the sale of securities at a specified price with a commitment to repurchase the same or similar securities at a fixed price on a specified future date (usually very short-term, e.g., overnight or one day) or on a date subject to the discretion of the purchaser.
Source:
International Monetary Fund (IMF), "Balance of Payments Manual" (BOP), Fifth Edition, Washington D.C., 1993
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