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Finance Glossary

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Buy-in

Definition:

If a seller fails to deliver the securities, and the buyer must enter into another transaction to buy them, this is referred to as a "buy-in." The seller that caused this situation is liable to the buyer for the difference between the price that the buyer ultimately had to pay and the price the buyer would have paid.

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