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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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For actively traded companies, the cost of equity is significantly affected by size, under Models 1 and 3, for which the natural logarithm of the market capitalisation is a significant variable.
Every stock in the four most actively traded categories experienced a bid--ask spread equal to the minimum tick size at least once on every day of the sample period.
1092 (and its regulations) that applied the provision to all derivatives in actively traded stock and to actively traded stock offset by (1) an option or securities futures contract for such stock or (2) a position with respect to substantially similar or related property (other than stock).
AirArabia's stock was the most actively traded by volume, while Salam Bah was the day's main gainer.
Other actively traded companies were International Container Terminal Services Inc., down 2.75 percent to P124; Universal Robina Corp., down 2.06 percent to P166; Ayala Corp., down 0.11 percent to P934; Jollibee Foods Corp., up 0.43 percent to P235.20; and Alliance Global Group, down 4.66 percent to P12.68 per share.
The most actively traded corn contract has risen for seven sessions in a row, rising 12.9 percent during the streak.
Shares of Aabar Petroleum Investments Company were the most actively traded, while Emirates Driving Company was the day's main gainer with its shares closing 7.24 per cent higher at Dh6.37.
Generally, marketable securities are defined to include securities that are actively traded, as well as certain other similar financial assets.
Other actively traded companies were SM Prime Holdings, up 4.11 percent to P38; Bank of the Philippine Islands, up 1.67 percent to P91.50; Universal Robina Corp., up 2.76 percent to P164; Jollibee Foods Corp., up 0.39 percent to P260; and International Container Terminal Services Inc., unchanged at P135 per share.
The more actively traded December contract settled down 11.3 cents at $3.036/mmBtu.
Shares of RAK Properties were the most actively traded, while Emirates Driving Company was the day's main gainer with its shares closing 7.72 per cent higher at Dh6.
Personal property is any personal property of a type that is actively traded. Thus, T's activity is not a passive activity and the income or losses derived from the activity cannot be passive income or losses.