thin market

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Thin market

A market in which trading volume is low, and consequently bid and asked quotes are wide and the instrument traded is not very liquid. Very little stock to buy or sell.

Thin Market

A market for a security with few transactions. Because of the low trading volume, a single, large order to buy or sell the security can affect the price significantly. It is also called a narrow market. See also: Inactive Security, Broad Market.

thin market

A market for a security in which there are relatively few offers and bids. A thin market causes reduced liquidity and makes it more difficult to buy or sell the security without affecting its price. Also called narrow market. Compare deep market, tight market.

Thin market.

A thin market is one where securities trade infrequently. The term can refer to an entire securities market, such as one in an emerging nation, a specific class of securities, such as micro-cap stocks, or an individual security.

thin market

A market in which there are few sales, making it difficult for people to purchase a property or to find comparable sales for an appraisal.

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Index bucks global slump, rises despite thin trades !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - March 29, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The stock market rose slightly yesterday on thin trade, managing to buck the global slump.
Blue chips bump up index in thin trades !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - March 19, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained yesterday by 74.74 points, or 0.95 percent, to finish at 7,873.02, buoyed by some index heavy weights.
Stocks recover despite thin trades, net foreign selling !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered yesterday, but the volume remained thin.
Index edges higher despite thin trades !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was back in the green after being battered by last week's global rout.
Share prices managed to end in positive territory yesterday despite thin trades, analysts said.