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Block trade

A large trading order, defined on the New York Stock Exchange as an order that consists of 10,000 shares of a given stock or at a total market value of $200,000 or more.

Block Trade

A trade involving the sale of a large block of securities, usually more than 10,000 shares or $200,000 in value at a time.

block trade

A trade of a block of shares that is most likely to occur between two institutions because of the large amount of money involved.

Block trade.

When at least 10,000 shares of stock or bonds valued at $200,000 or more are bought or sold in a single transaction, it is called a block trade.

Institutional investors, including mutual funds and pension funds, typically trade in this volume, and most individual investors do not.

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28bn of block trading has been carried on by the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) for over 876m shares of real estate company Amer Group at EGP 1.
Taipei, July 7, 2011 (CENS) -- Block trading of futures and options is expected to hit the road in the fourth quarter this year, a move which will attract more institutional investors to engage in Taiwan's futures/options market.
This innovative solution, which provides access to anonymous block trading, gives Mahogany members a powerful way to access external block liquidity as well as electronically cross blocks among themselves.
Liquidnet Europe, the #1 electronic marketplace for block trading, announced record results for the first quarter of 2005 today.
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Until you can find another sector to take some leadership, I'm not convinced we're going to run a heck of a lot higher from here,'' said Elon Spar, co-head of block trading at Credit Suisse First Boston.
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CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced plans to modify its block trading thresholds and reporting time requirements for CME and CBOT interest rate futures and options, and also to extend CME Globex request-for-cross (RFC) functionality to all CBOT interest rate options.
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LONDON -- European Central Counterparty Limited (EuroCCP) announced today that it has been selected by Pipeline Financial Group Limited to provide central counterparty (CCP) services for Pipeline's new pan-European block trading and specialist algorithmic trading platform.