Market opening

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Market opening

The start of formal trading on an exchange.


1. The beginning of a trading session on an exchange.

2. The first price of a security at the beginning of a trading day. In this sense, the opening is also called the opening price.
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The shares are expected to trade on a "due bill" basis on TSX between market opening on November 20, 2013 and market closing on November 27, 2013; and on NASDAQ between market opening on November 20, 2013and market closing on November 28, 2013.
Market opening ceremonies had a more practical use in the days of pit trading, which ceased in London 25 years ago.
With the market opening, aircraft repair and maintenance firms under the auspices of China Airlines, Eva Airways, and Air Asia are expected to kick off their operations in China in the first half of 2011, so as to tap a market with annual capacity of US$15 billion.
The minimum electricity market opening in the EU should be 29.
At Eaton," he continues, "we announce at the market opening.