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Taking your chances online

Read the article Betfair takes a punt on stock market (you can do this in the window below or follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window) and then consider answers to the questions below.


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Question 1

Define the terms:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Stock exchange

Question 2

Distinguish between a private limited company and a public limited company.

Question 3

Explain what is meant by the 'flotation' of Betfair?

Question 4

Analyse the advantages and disadvantages for Betfair of becoming a public limited company.