bookkeeping transaction

/'bυkki:pɪŋ trænˌzækʃən/ noun
a transaction (such as the issue of bonus shares) which involves changes to a company’s books of accounts, but does not alter the value of the company in any way

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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