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Limit Down

On a futures exchange, the maximum amount by which a futures contract may decline in price on a trading day. This may be a dollar amount or some percentage of its opening price. Exchanges set limits down in order to reduce volatility in the market and to reduce pressure for panic selling.
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3GCs managed security services will assure the latest security protection of internal and remote networks by limiting down time.
Moreover, Zahra said that the LF favors fraternal relations with Arab countries but criticized Aoun's way of limiting down said relations to a single relation with Syria, "despite the existence of standing and unresolved issues between both countries," Zahra concluded.
A spate of consumer complaints in Arizona has prompted the state to pass legislation limiting down payments made to pool contractors to $1,000.