trading floor

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trading floor

n
(Stock Exchange) the area in a bank or stock exchange where securities are traded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trading floor - a large room in a exchange where the trading is donetrading floor - a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader"
exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations
salle des marchés
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A decade ago, the centre of gravity on Wall Street was raucous trading desks and stock exchange floors. These days, the locus has shifted to far quieter places, where computers are in charge.
Although the election of Liberal Euro-advocate Emmanuel Macron as French president had triggered relief on stock exchange floors, "a rate hike would endanger the sustainability of the highly indebted Italian state".
Pre-scheduled meetings last 25 minutes each and are clocked with the sound of a bell, similar to the stock exchange floors.
Gone are the days when traders used to shout their orders on dimly lit exchange floors. Today traders depend on technology to decide their short and long positions using highly advanced algorithms running over low latency infrastructure spanning across globe.
We are umbilically joined, like it or not, to what's happening on the exchange floors of Frankfurt, London and New York.
The New York Times continued: "For most of Wall Street's history, stock trading was fairly straightforward: buyers and sellers gathered on exchange floors and dickered until they struck a deal.