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Updated: Aug 20, 2021

1. A record of financial transactions in the form of stocks or flows.

2. The period in which Stock Exchange transactions take place and after the end of which settle-ment must be made. Up to the end of an account, transactions are made without payment and account dates are thus of vital importance to speculators. There are twenty-four account periods in a year, two of them extending to three weeks, the rest being a fortnight in duration.

Reference: The Penguin Dictionary of Economics, 3rd edt.

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