Securities Trade

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Securities Trade

The sale of a security from one investor to another. The seller receives compensation in exchange for giving up ownership of a security. Securities trades may take place on an exchange or over-the-counter. The securities trade is regulated by special agencies in the appropriate jurisdiction; trade in the United States is regulated by the SEC, among other organizations.
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The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on Wednesday slapped a four-week halt on securities trades on the German brokerage WestLB Securities Pacific Ltd.
Contract-basis figures cover 80-90% of all securities trades.

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