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DEFINITION of 'Matched Book'

A bank is running a matched book when the maturities of its assets and liabilities are equally distributed. Also known as "asset/liability management".

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Matched Book'

A risk management technique for banks that ensures they have equal valued liabilities and assets with equal maturities.

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