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Buy order

An order to a broker to purchase a specific quantity of a security.

Buy Order

An instruction from an investor to a broker to buy a certain amount of a security. Buy orders may take various forms. For example, an investor may instruct the broker to buy immediately at the best available price, or to wait until a certain price is reached. See also: Sell order.

buy order

A brokerage order to purchase a specified quantity of a security.
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Interestingly 94 per cent of our net buy orders are being shipped to Hong Kong and Singapore vaults.
Reflecting the weaker yen, buy orders overwhelmed Tokyo stocks, sending the benchmark index to end at its highest level in six years.
The three contracts came under a barrage of buy orders on speculation that prices will soar due to tight supply stemming from the March 11 quake and tsunami, radiation leaks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and July's deluge of rain in major rice-producing prefectures such as Niigata and Fukushima.
Crude oil futures drew brisk buy orders backed by expectations that demand for energy will grow in light of the recovering world economy, market analysts said.
MU) were untraded on Tuesday, as an overflow of buy orders sent the stock's daily limit high.
Because all the traders with obligations to meet sent a flood of buy orders into the market and sent the stock flying.
With standing buy orders, a buyer notifies Pedestal of its interest in a certain product and posts the specific parameters at www.
Read the prospectus to determine whether there are any fees or charges, the minimum and maximum optional cash payments, and when they place the buy orders.
Online broker E-Trade is being sued by an Ohio woman whose buy orders over the Internet weren't executed for almost an hour.
Any investors who were refused buy orders in our shares, contact our legal team at investor_relations@mindspring.
No quotation was given for rice futures contracts on the Tokyo Grain Exchange on Monday when Japan restarted rice futures trading for the first time in 72 years, as the bourse was forced to halt trading amid massive buy orders triggered by fears of tighter supply.
The news sparked buy orders, sending the key contract soaring for two days in a row.