Account Reference Data

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Definition: Account Reference Data


Quick Summary of Account Reference Data


Reference Data is any type of data related to financial transactions that does not change in realtime, including identifier information, pricing data, issuing company (of a security), and outstanding corporate actions (related to an instrument). It is used to reduce counter-party risk as well as to facilitate brokerage account setup. This reference data is collected from various sources including submitted financial statements, 3rd party vendors, market feeds, post-trade reporting, as well as investment publications.



Synonyms For Account Reference Data


Reference Data, Master Data

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Account Reference Data are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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