Step aside

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Step aside

Allow a block to trade at a price at which you do not care to participate in the trade.
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Step Aside

To allow a block trade to occur because one does not wish to make a better bid or offer.
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The 67-year-old, who remains on a United States Treasury Department sanctions list as one of Uzbekistan's leading criminals, had stepped aside in March amid pressure from the IOC.
A spokesman for the Liverpool Diocese confirmed that a vicar had stepped aside pending an investigation at the church.
Srinivasan, who stepped aside after the IPL spot-fixing scandal, has not yet made up his mind on attending the ICC annual conference in London and will decide on it closer to the date of subcommittee meetings.
The BBC's director of news, Helen Boaden, and her deputy, Stephen Mitchell, have stepped aside as a result of a botched Newsnight report which contributed to the resignation of director-general George Entwistle.
Fr Sean Cahill had been working at St Malachy's Church, Castlewellan, Co Down, when he voluntarily stepped aside last year while police investigated.
Hizbullah said in a statement over the weekend it was "proud of the uprising of the Tunisian people that opens their way toward hoped freedom." Tunisia's President Zine al-Abedine Ben Ali stepped aside
In the heartbreaking ending--the first time any of the performers left the stage--the dancers lined up and the first two stepped aside to let the third depart; variations repeated until all had exited, leaving a blue void.
So important was the Aon lease perceived to the health of the downtown market that the New York City Office of the Comptroller, which already was close to a deal for the space at 199 Water Street, stepped aside to facilitate the transaction.
Heseltine appeared likely to become Prime Minister, but eventually stepped aside when John Major emerged from the pack.
Fujita had already stepped aside last March as president of McDonald's Holdings Co Ltd, which in 2002 suffered its first annual loss since 1973 on hefty restructuring charges and slumping revenues amid an outbreak of mad cow disease and deflation in Japan.
The peer, who stepped aside to answer questions about his involvement in the collapsed US energy giant Enron, asked to be released from his contract.