Trade flat

Trade flat

For convertibles, trade without accrued interest. Preferred stock always "trades flat," as do bonds on which interest is in default or is in doubt. In general, trade in and out of a position at the same price, neither making a profit nor taking a loss.

Trade Flat

1. In stocks, to trade without a change in price. That is, one trades flat when one sells a stock for the same price at which one bought it.

2. In bonds, to trade without accrued interest. That is, the buyer is not responsible for paying the seller for any interest that has accumulated since the last coupon payment.
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The parity continued to trade flat at Rs121.50 and Rs122.50.
Notable put activity in JC Penney as shares trade flat at $2.37.
There are indications that the money market rates will continue to trade flat despite about N424.9 billion inflows, as the apex bank sustains its liquidity mop up through Open Market Operation (OMO) sales.
Retaining its overnight rate, the parity did not show any change on Tuesday as the rupee continued to trade flat at Rs112.40 and Rs112.70 for the second day in a row due to sluggish dollar demand.
'Philippine markets continued to trade flat as the FOMC painted a comparatively positive picture of the US economy which suggests it remains on track to tighten monetary policy this year although it offered no firm signal on the timing of its next rate move,' said Luis Gerardo Limlingan, managing director at Regina Capital Development.
Across Europe, the French Cac 40 and German Dax both closed higher by around 1.9% In oil markets, Brent crude lost most of the day's gains to trade flat near 45.60 US dollars per barrel.
The dollar hit its highest since April 23 against a basket of major currencies before pulling back slightly to trade flat on the day.
Shares of Amlak Finance traded in a wide range of Dh0.75-Dh1.11, and closed the trade flat at Dh1.02.
Germany's DAX index rose by as much as 0.4 per cent to touch a new record high of 9,017.95 points before settling back to trade flat at 8,988.85 points.
Seven of the 10 largest stocks trade flat. Shares in Kuwait Finance House are flat, giving back an early-session rise.
European shares pared back earlier gains to trade flat in thin trade on Monday with investors once again preoccupied by problems surrounding Spain's banks.
Stocks trade flat amid caution about yen after Fed meeting