Bearer Shares

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Definition: Bearer Shares

Quick Summary of Bearer Shares

Stocks or shares which do not record owner’s names and for which the companies do not keep a register of ownership. Possession of the certificate is therefore the only proof of ownership.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Bearer Shares 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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