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Trading Ring

1. An area of the NYSE trading floor on which bonds are traded.

2. A group or syndicate of traders and/or trading firms, especially one engaged in illegal activities. This sense of the term is most often used in journalism. See also: Insider trading.

trading ring

The area in the bond room of the New York Stock Exchange within which trading in bonds must take place.
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