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floor trading

n
(Stock Exchange) trading by personal contact on the floor of a market or exchange. Compare screen trading
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Bertrand Wilmington, head of the derivative trading desk of a global bank, has fallen from a window of the twenty-second floor trading room, and Henry Chang is somehow involved.
Through its educational training which combines case studies with on-the-ground applications, the workshop offers a mechanism that enables attendees to gain valuable knowledge and information about floor trading systems around the world as well as introducing them to electronic markets by connecting them to cross-border networks.
14 a barrel in Nymex floor trading on Tuesday after an Energy Department monthly report predicted a decline in U.
Floor trading was closed on January 20 for the Martin Luther King Jr.
The exit of Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) from floor trading at the London Metal Exchange (LME) is not expected to affect operations at the bourse.
The New York market's decision to suspend physical floor trading because of the hurricane has also helped the wait-and-see mood prevail on the Tokyo bourse.
Sharringhausen is a 17-year industry veteran who began his career as an options market-maker at the American Stock Exchange, and later became head of New York floor trading for Knight Capital Group.
3 in floor trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Nymex distributes real-time data for electronic trading and releases information on floor trading, where the bulk of options trading occurs, the next business day.
Exchange group Deutsche Borse has confirmed that it will stop floor trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, in favour of the Xetra specialist model for shares and bonds, from May 2011.
Companies that fail to maintain that average closing price over a 30-day period can be barred from floor trading, and even, if they cannot come up with an acceptable plan to increase the stock price, be delisted altogether.
Mr Cresswell, whose new role also covers the west of England and Northern Ireland, is a former head of the London International Financial Futures & Options Exchange floor trading team at Nikko Europe.