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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One Financial Markets is an online broker providing 24 hour trading facilities to investors in foreign exchange, equities, indices, commodities and futures.
This system allows for 24 hour trading while also allowing traders who are not physically located on the Chicago trading floor to participate.
Spanton is an expert on elucidating how the Forex market is exploding in popularity due to the low cost of entry, extreme leverage, 24 hour trading, and apparent smooth trending characteristics.
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.
More dealers are coming soon and we will have 24 hour trading in several weeks.
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.
The big four multiples all reported business in line with expectations, with sales helped by 24 hour trading.