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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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ED COWAN opened the batting for Australia A against England last month, but he is another opener who is out of form averaging just 23.
The left-handed batsman added that he had opened the batting with Warner and branded him as a powerful batsman.
On the opening day of a three-day game against MCC Young Cricketers at High Wycombe Maddy, who suffered nine fractures to his nose, cheek and eye-socket when hit by a bouncer from Neil Carter during the Bears' pre-season stay in South Africa, opened the batting when the Bears replied to the home side's 250 all out.
But, after already admitting the 38-year-old wasn't a success when he opened the batting in last year's tournament, it remains to be seen what role he will play this time round.
The firm were joint-best price about the right-hander with Ladbrokes, but Akmal opened the batting with Salman Butt in Guwahati in his side's five-wicket loss three days ago.
Her dad opened the batting for Yorkshire and England, before landing the head coach's job at Durham, but still Martyn Moxon's daughter loathed cricket.