24-Hour Trading

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24-Hour Trading

The trading of a security or contract on a constant basis. Some computer programs, notably Automated Screen Trading, allow 24-hour trading so buying and selling can continue even after exchanges close. Foreign exchange markets also permit trading 24 hours per day between Monday and Friday. See also: ECN.
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This system allows for 24 hour trading while also allowing traders who are not physically located on the Chicago trading floor to participate.
We want to see 24 hour trading and we will continue to lobby for change.
Neonet's services include a comprehensive execution management system, advanced trading algorithms, smart order routing, market data services and a 24 hour trading desk for manual execution and support.
He said the Commission was keen to talk to the trade bodies about the implications for retailers of issues such as 24 hour trading, online sales and underage purchases.
As the popularity of online investing continues to grow and the prospect of a 24 hour trading day approaches reality, we are confident that MarketXT will emerge as one of the most promising players in the investment market.
All are on inner city brownfield sites, making them suitable for 24 hour trading.
Secondly, since EDI began, the retail trade has moved to seven days a week and in some cases 24 hour trading.
The big four multiples all reported business in line with expectations, with sales helped by 24 hour trading.
Neither home shopping nor 24 hour trading has yet progressed beyond the fringe of Tesco's overall offering.
Sunday and 24 hour trading have naturally had their impact, but hours are generally longer.