Quote Driven

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Quote Driven

Describing an exchange where the bid-ask spread is determined by quotes given by dealers or market makers with the duty to maintain a liquid market. A quote driven market contrasts with an order driven market, where the bid-ask spread is determined by orders directly by investors. A quote driven market is also called a price driven market and is usually on an electronic exchange.
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The directors said: "Despite an increasingly competitive and price driven market, annual sales have been maintained at just below pounds 30m.
South America has a very price driven market but there is also a place for innovative and specialist products.
1bn [pounds sterling] and is a price driven market with volume showing a small decline.