Curb Trading

Curb Trading

The act or practice of trading outside an exchange's regulation. Generally speaking, curb trading occurs online or over a telephone. It is a form of over-the-counter trading. It should not be confused with a trading curb.
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Generally, the bank is looking hard where to generate future profits and whether to curb trading activities in its investment banking division.
DA Market cited seasonal factors that could curb trading volumes and induce profit-taking: Lack of leads post-corporate earnings season, the beginning of summer in the West (end-May) and locally, the re-opening of schools (starting June).
The German Banking Industry Committee, which represents German banks, also criticised Liikanen's recommendation to curb trading, which it said would hamper risk management.
A public holiday in many countries on Monday to mark Easter was also expected to curb trading volumes.
Proposals by the European Commission (EC) to curb trading activity in broker crossing networks (BCNs) could put the future of such platforms in jeopardy.
The rules will also target online piracy, and exhibitors of illegally copied goods on Internet auction will be identified as a way to curb trading of pirated items, the negotiation sources said.
Staff seem powerless to curb trading in weapons, drugs and mobile phones.
He said the authorities concerned would be required to take stern action to curb trading of organs.
When news of President Obama's proposal to curb trading activities broke yesterday, the Dow lost 214 points, or 2 percent.