delayed opening


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Delayed opening

Postponement of the start of trading in a stock until correction of a gross imbalance in buy and sell orders. Such an imbalance is likely to follow on the heels of a significant event such as a takeover offer. See: Suspended trading.

Delayed Opening

A situation in which security does not open for trade by an exchange's management or by regulators. The opening on a security is delayed usually in order to discourage volatility. It happens especially when there is an exceptionally large number of buy or sell orders relative to their opposite. This may happen immediately following an announcement of good or bad news. Opening remains delayed until the imbalance is corrected. See also: Suspended Trading.

delayed opening

An intentional delay in the opening transaction of a particular security. Generally, the delay occurs when unexpected developments before the opening make it difficult for the specialist to match buy and sell orders.
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In a statement he said: "As the main user of the new airport, as the airport operator and as an airline contracting the services of many companies to work at the airport, Qatar Airways has every legal right to pursue compensation claims for the delayed opening of the New Doha International Airport.
Al Baker, said : 'As the main user of the new airport, as the airport operator and as an airline contracting the services of many companies to work at the airport, Qatar Airways has every legal right to pursue compensation claims for the delayed opening of the New Doha International Airport'
The Egyptian Coalition for Referendum Monitoring, a non-governmental group of watchdogs, said the voting in 17 provinces had been marred by illegal canvassing based on religious slogans, mass voting, lack of full judicial oversight and delayed opening of polling stations.
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The delayed opening may mean that the company will not be able to come up with an aggressive rollout as it managed in China where it currently has more than 600 outlets.
A COUNCIL leader has apologised for the delayed opening of the final phase of a pounds 6 million leisure complex.
ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS must wait to move into his new Tottenham office because of the delayed opening of the club's state-of-the-art training ground.
But the odds are on him being replaced within weeks after he was savaged by Moratti following the club's 4-3 defeat at Palermo on the delayed opening day of the Serie A season.
Thousands of fans who had queued through the night, hoping to get tickets for yesterday's games, faced an even longer wait as officials delayed opening the gates for 45 minutes while additional searches took place.
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