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Order Flow

Orders too small for a broker to fill easily that are, therefore, sent to a dealer to fill. Dealers pay brokerages a small fee per share in exchange for the right to fill these orders (and receive the commission). See also: Payment for Order Flow.

order flow

Aggregated small orders for securities sent to dealers by brokers. See also payment for order flow.
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New Delhi: The manufacturing sector activity of the country improved in November and touched an 11-month high as new order flows encouraged companies to lift production.
By leveraging the Itiviti OMS and connectivity solutions, ESL's trading desk can efficiently execute trades and manage order flows on all Indian exchanges.
When considering High-Frequency Trading businesses, Payment For Order Flows may be especially controversial.
Increased visibility and tracking of order flows with real-time monitoring of business transactions.
Meanwhile, the slow order flows also had an impact on the employment scenario as staffing levels in the services and manufacturing sectors fell fractionally in July.
Leif Eskesen, HSBC's chief economist for India, said firmer order flows helped boost services output.
Traders at the bank are expected to use the solution to help improve and monitor order flows, and to provide sales-trading services.
"Monthly volatility in the data isn't surprising given the continuing uncertainty in world markets and is likely to be feeding into lumpy and less predictable order flows. But at a sector level we continue to see both strengths and weaknesses.
In addition, order flows available via RBS Cross are controlled to avoid exposure to potentially 'toxic' flow.
Four papers do study the effects of news on order flows (or trading flows).
It will also enable participating ASEAN Exchanges to connect to external order routing networks in order to attract new order flows into the ASEAN equities market.
We will therefore look more closely at what might give rise to different expectations in the exchange rate market and how this is captured by order flows. The theory will also be illustrated by an empirical analysis based on the data reported to Norges Bank in the new foreign exchange transaction statistics (see Meyer and Skjelvik, 2006).