Market bell

a bell rung to give notice that buying and selling in a market may begin.
- Chaucer.

See also: Market

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"I had just passed my test and got my badge, and then I was allowed to ring the stock market bell," she says proudly.
Nasdaq's new global headquarters will remain the location for the Opening and Closing Market Bell ceremonies at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
Early shoppers bided their time along the fringes, waiting for the market bell to sound at 3 p.m.
On December 14, 2015, Lester arrived in New York and added his name to history by ringing the market bell. The event was broadcast over the NASDAQ screen in Times Square along with an image of the Talon Wealth Management brand.
John C Tsang, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, today rang the market bell to celebrate the listing of a one billion dollar (AED 3.67 billion) Sukuk (Islamic bond) originated by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (the HKSAR Government).
THE original Durham Market bell has been restored and is back within customers' earshot.
THE original Durham Market bell has been refurbished and is back within customers' earshot.
She stated this while visiting the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on Thursday where she performed the market bell opening ceremony.
After a dismal June showing, Apple's stock has been on the rise heading into its earnings announcement, slated for Tuesday after the closing market bell. Even with Google's big pop after that company's strong second quarter earnings, Apple's stock has outperformed Google's stock in July, preceding its quarterly earnings announcement.
In 1864 the Market Bell was positioned outside the Guildhall.