ThingsToKnow: ‘CLOSE PERIOD’ in the stock market

ThingsToKnow: ‘CLOSE PERIOD’ in the stock market

The close period (or closed period) is the time between the completion of a listed company’s financial results and the announcing of these results to the public. The close period is typically regarded as the one-month period preceding the release of a company’s quarterly results, and the two-month period before the release of its annual results. The close period differs from a quiet period, where companies are required to embargo any public promotions before an initial public offering (IPO) is made. Key Takeaways The close period, in accounting, is the time span covering…

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