Held at the opening

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Held at the opening

Used for listed equity securities. Not open for trading because specialists or regulators are not allowing trading to occur until imbalances dissipate or news is disseminated.

Held at the Opening

Describing a stock that is not allowed to trade when an exchange opens. A stock held at the opening is thought to be temporarily and excessively volatile because of news, or for some other reason that could cause unsustainable rises and falls in price. See also: Suspended trading.
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A total of pounds 3,084 was raised by the stalls and other activities held at the open day which included face painting and boat trips.
A showcase of events, including Tai Chi, jazz dancers and amateur plays are being held at the open day at Aintree Racecourse.