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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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The Oakmark International Fund (OAKIX) led inflows among actively managed international stock funds "partly because of excellent showings in 2016 and 2017," according to Morningstar.
According to the data obtained within the scope of the study, it appears that the attitudes of the students studying at high schools toward physical education and sportsclasses are in general positive but it is more positive in those students actively doing sportsthan those not actively doing sports.
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Under the new system, which will be introduced in 2015, people will have to actively opt out of donating their organs.
However, less deep-hooking on baited circle hooks occurs when hooks are fished actively, rather than by passive methods that are often recommended.
One complication in determining just how successful actively managed ETFs have been is the fact that there is a gray area between active and passive approaches.
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It found that 57 percent of actively religious donors said they expected to give more or the same amount to charitable causes as they did in 2008.