- Entering into transactions in investments either for customers or for the firm's own account. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
* * *dealing deal‧ing [ˈdiːlɪŋ] noun1. [uncountable] FINANCE the job or activity of buying and selling stocks, shares, foreign currencies etc on a financial market; = TRADING AmE:
• After the first hour of dealing, the FTSE had slipped 10.1 to 3025.3.
• Share dealings in the new issue will begin on Dec. 8.
• a full range of currency dealing servicesˌafter-hours ˈdealing [uncountable] FINANCEbuying and selling stocks, shares, etc after the financial markets have officially closed for the day; = AFTER-HOURS TRADING AmE:
• After-hours dealing in the June Footsie contract suggested that the market is all set to go better again today.ˌfair ˈdealing1. [uncountable] COMMERCE a way of doing business that is honest and treats people equally:
• Any reputable company or adviser will be keen to preserve a reputation for fair dealing.2. [uncountable] LAW reasons given for using or copying a book, film, song etc without the permission of the person or company that owns or made it, that a court of law can accept as reasonable; = FAIR USE AmEinˌsider ˈdealing [uncountable] FINANCEwhen someone uses knowledge of a particular company, situation etc that is not available to other people in order to buy or sell shares. Insider dealing is illegal; = INSIDER TRADING AmEˌover-the-ˌcounter ˈdealing [uncountable] especially BrE FINANCEthe buying and selling of shares etc directly between dealers over the telephone and computer systems; = OVER-THE COUNTER TRADING AmE:
• In national over-the-counter dealing, Pearson shares closed at 702.62p, up 6.62p.ˌwheeling and ˈdealing [uncountable] COMMERCEbusiness activities that involve a lot of complicated and sometimes dishonest deals:
• With so much wheeling and dealing going on in the industry, we can expect to see more legal suits.— wheeler-dealer noun [countable] :
• He thinks of himself as a real wheeler-dealer.2. dealings [plural] the business relationships or activities that you have become involved in:
• The secret dealings of his department were made public.
• Anyone who has had dealings with an insurance company knows how long it takes for payment to be made.ˌshady ˈdealings [plural]illegal or dishonest dealings:
• accusations of shady dealings and bribery
* * *dealing UK US /ˈdiːlɪŋ/ noun [U] UK► FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the activity of buying and selling shares, currencies, etc.: share/currency dealing »
Online share dealing has grown dramatically over the past few years.»
Towards the end of the day there was another round of heavy dealing in the company's shares.► a way of doing business: fair/honest dealing »
Our company maintains a reputation for fair dealing in all its transactions.dodgy/shady dealing »
Many institutions have been badly damaged by dodgy corporate dealing.● dealings — Cf. dealings
Financial and business terms. 2012.