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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.

Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.

bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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THE bells that ring out in Halesowen are 300 years old and to mark the occasion Halesowen Parish Church Change Ringing Society has organised a series of events throughout June.
They encompass a wide and fascinating range of songs, instrumental music, and vocal recitations and incantations, as well as an example of the remarkable change ringing of Slovenian bell-ringers.
It was in operation until 1986/7 when the bells were removed from the octagon at the base of the spire and hung lower in the tower for change ringing.