Runoff

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DEFINITION of 'Runoff'

The procedure of printing the end-of-day prices for every stock on an exchange onto ticker tape.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Runoff'

If the "tape is late" then it can take a long time to print off all the closing prices.

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