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joint-stock company


formerly, public limited company in UK formerly in the United Kingdom, a public company whose stock was owned by many people. Now such a company is called a public limited company or Plc.

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Definitions of ’joint-stock company’ and meaning of ’joint-stock company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’joint-stock company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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