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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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The Dahegaon- Makardhokra IV block was allocated on June 17, 2009, to IST Steel & Power, Gujarat Ambuja Cement and Lafarge India, which is part of France- based Lafarge Group, one of the world's largest cement manufacturers.
For the Gen IV block project, the team established criteria to be used in the selection process and grouped them into four major categories:
Cardon IV is the license holder and operator of the Cardon IV block offshore in the Gulf of Venezuela since 2006.