American Depositary Receipt
(ADR)
A negotiable certificate issued by a US bank representing a specific number of shares of a foreign stock traded on a US stock exchange. These certificates can be traded freely like any other security, either by exchange or in the over-the-counter market and can be used to raise capital.

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