Trade flat

Trade flat

For convertibles, trade without accrued interest. Preferred stock always "trades flat," as do bonds on which interest is in default or is in doubt. In general, trade in and out of a position at the same price, neither making a profit nor taking a loss.

Trade Flat

1. In stocks, to trade without a change in price. That is, one trades flat when one sells a stock for the same price at which one bought it.

2. In bonds, to trade without accrued interest. That is, the buyer is not responsible for paying the seller for any interest that has accumulated since the last coupon payment.
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Retaining its overnight rate, the parity did not show any change on Tuesday as the rupee continued to trade flat at Rs112.
Philippine markets continued to trade flat as the FOMC painted a comparatively positive picture of the US economy which suggests it remains on track to tighten monetary policy this year although it offered no firm signal on the timing of its next rate move,' said Luis Gerardo Limlingan, managing director at Regina Capital Development.
9% In oil markets, Brent crude lost most of the day's gains to trade flat near 45.
New York, Muharram 19, 1438, Oct 20, 2016, SPA -- Wall Street recovered sharply to trade flat on Thursday as a rally in American Express and health stocks helped counter a drop in Verizon and technology stocks, Reuters reported.
The Nasdaq gave up early gains to trade flat as the drop in consumer stocks was offset by gains in technology shares, led by Apple and Nvidia.
Sessions might trade flat, possibly with downward bias, as participants weigh in the market's reaction to the greenback's volatility," F.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed the day's trade flat, up 15.
Perhaps then, the 60ps or so spread between the two (on the USD denominated 22s) is fair, although we note that at the long end, both the DUGB 42s and the Moroc 42s trade flat to each other.
95 points before settling back to trade flat at 8,988.
By 0320 GMT, it pared losses to trade flat at $1,667.
European shares pared back earlier gains to trade flat in thin trade on Monday with investors once again preoccupied by problems surrounding Spain's banks.
The long-term uranium price has been relatively stable at around US$60 per pound, down from historical highs but a significant premium to the spot price, which continued to trade flat at around US$41 per pound, she said.