Deal Ticket


DEFINITION of 'Deal Ticket'

A ticket that records all the terms, conditions and basic information of a trade agreement. A deal ticket is created after the transaction of shares, futures contracts or other derivatives.

Also referred to as a "trading ticket".


A deal ticket is similar to a trading receipt. It tracks the price, volume, names and dates of a transaction, along with all other important information. Companies use deal tickets as part of an internal control system, allowing them organized access to the transaction history. Deal tickets can kept be in either electronic or physical form.

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