netting

What is netting?

netting definition and meaning on Finance terms:
In the context of clearing or settlement systems, the agreed offsetting of mutual obligations by participants in a system. This process involves the calculation of net settlement positions and their legal reduction to a (bilateral or multilateral) net amount. Netting may take several legal forms. See also
bilateral netting
multilateral netting
netting by novation
position netting
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Netting

What is Netting?

Netting meaning A system whereby outstanding financial contracts can be settled at a net figure, i.e. receivables are offset against payables to reduce the credit exposure to a counterparty and to minimize settlement risk.

 

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