registered security

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1. Security (such as a registered bond) whose owner's name is registered with the issuer and does not have to present any coupon to receive interest payments. Most securities are issued in registered form which are transferable only through endorsement. Also called fully registered security.
2. Security registered with the regulatory agency (such as Securities And Exchange Commission of the US) for sale as a new issue or secondary offering. See also listed security.

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