Meaning of SECURITIES in English

1. generally documents that serves as evidence of ownership or right on something;

eg: common and preferred stocks, bonds and mortgages.

2. publicly traded financial documents that a corporation issue to raise money from the public.

securities includes documents representing debt such as bonds and notes , and those of equity representing ownership such as common or preferred stocks .

Sean Woo's Finance, GIS and real estate English glossary.      Английский глоссарий по ГИС(Географическая информационная система) и недвижимости Sean Woo's Finance.