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Dematerialisation definition

In trading terms, dematerialisation refers to the move to using electronic book keeping to record transactions and asset storage, rather than using paper securities certificates.

Dematerialisation definition

In trading terms, dematerialisation refers to the move to using electronic book keeping to record transactions and asset storage, rather than using paper securities certificates.

It has been happening since the 1960s, and now the vast majority of securities and securities transactions are dematerialised and recorded in electronic form.

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