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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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Talking to Brendon McCullum, when he was my team-mate at Sussex last season, about opening the batting in Twenty20 cricket helped redress the balance.
Last year I had too many 20s and 30s and need to get more bigger scores, especially now when opening the batting.
The right-handed batsman has now played four Tests and 22 one-day internationals for his country, opening the batting on several occasions.
But he added he believed Stewart could cope with the captaincy, opening the batting and being wicketkeeper.
Reaching back to the captaincy of Ponting for the 'blueprint' for how he would like to proceed from here, Watson said that the way Ponting used him when he was opening the batting worked properly during his captaincy, adding that he was able to get through a lot of cricket without too many injuries.
opening the batting scored an unbeaten 90 (45b, 14x4) whilst Mohammed .
Cook averaged 114 in Bangladesh to demonstrate he could cope leading the team and opening the batting and Strauss said: "If I got injured this season then he would take over, definitely - I think he's done an excellent job.
I put the team in a good position opening the batting, but I'm not still there at the end with a big hundred next to my name.
Vikram Solanki - after a three-year break before Tuesday's two-wicket NatWest Challenge defeat by Pakistan - already feels at home opening the batting for England.
Clarke made it clear that opening the batting in limited overs games bore little relation to Test cricket, News.
Uday Khimji International in reply were bowled out for a measly 95 run off 19 overs with skipper Roshan Mankar opening the batting chipping in with an unbeaten 32.
After opening the batting, Brockhampton chalked up 246 for six, thanks largely to Ben Stebbings (106 not out) and Chris Boroughs (48).