Valoren Number

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DEFINITION of 'Valoren Number'

An identification number assigned to financial instruments in Switzerland. These numbers are similar to the CUSIP numbers that are used in Canada and the U.S. A typical valoren number is between six to nine digits in length.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Valoren Number'

Market data firms and other financial institutions throughout Europe typically refer to Swiss companies and/or store trade data on these companies using valoren numbers as a means of security identification.

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