Bid Size

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Bid Size

The number of shares in a stock that a potential buyer is willing to purchase in a given bid. For example, if the bid size is 1,000 shares, this means that the bidder wishes to buy 1,000 shares at the stated price.
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For all securities except bonds, trades will not be cancelled if the transacted price falls within a price range of 20 minimum bid sizes, or 5%, from the last traded price.
The processed data set contains 14,361,862 quote sizes (7,186,294 bid sizes and 7,175,568 offer sizes) for the on-the-run securities examined in our article, or an average of 17,600 per day.
At 9:38:24, the bid size is increased to $11 million.
At 9:38:29, the bid size is increased to $13 million.
To prevent the same quote from being counted multiple times, the analysis of bid-ask spreads and quote sizes is limited to quotes for which the bid price, bid size, offer price, or offer size has changed from the previously listed quote for that security.
Time Bid Price Bid Size Ask Price Ask Size 9:36:38 97.
Data provided includes bid sizes, offer sizes, total volume on each side and volume sold.
Total savings for investors from the new bid sizes in July was about $130 million.
To cater tothe narrowing of the bid sizes, SGX will widen the Forced Order Range for all securities to +/- 20 bids from +/- 10 bids across all price ranges.
Singapore, May 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the minimum bid size for securities on 4 July 2011, leading to lower trading costs for investors.
The revised Minimum Bid Size and wider Forced Order Range will apply to all securities traded on SGX except exchange traded funds, loan stocks and bonds.