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Opening price

The range of prices at which the first bids and offers are made or the first transactions are completed on an exchange.
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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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opening price

See opening.
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