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A stock or group of stocks that is the first to move in a market upsurge or downturn.


The stocks with the highest trading volume over a given period of time. Leadership may give an indication of future market movements. That is, a large amount of interest in certain stocks may mean that the market will continue to be interested in them. Leadership may be either good or bad for the market. For example, poor leadership may result from too much speculation, while solid leadership comes from sustainable investing practices. It is also called market leadership.


An active stock that tends to lead the general market in price movements. For example, strength and activity may have made a stock a leader in a recent upward market movement.
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Leader of the House in Senate was also extended an invitation for Prime Minister and himself to attend the conference and the combined marriage event of 100 Hindu couples in January.
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The leader of the house said that if there was any lacunae in the bill as pointed out by the mover it should have been addressed at the time of law making and not at this stage.
A barrister, Lord Richard, the new Leader of the House of Lords, has had a distinguished, political and diplomatic career, including chairing an abortive conference designed to end the Rhodesia rebellion in 1976.
Speaking yesterday at the start of Commons Business questions, when Mr Mitchell was absent from the chamber, Ms Eagle said: "As the Leader of the House has already announced, next week there'll be an Opposition day debate on the police.
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Leader of the House Sir George Young announced work on only one day in the week starting Monday April 30, meaning business could finish earlier than planned ahead of the Queen's Speech on May 9.
Mr Duncan, the shadow leader of the House, swiftly issued a statement insisting his remarks had been made in jest.