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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.

Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.

bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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English change ringing consists of ringing n tuned bells (4 [less than or equal to] n [less than or equal to] 12 with 8 quite common, in which case the bells are tuned to the notes of an octave such as C to the next lowest C) in a steady rhythm so that the bells ring some subset of the group of all possible permutations of n.
profile settings -- quick change ringing settings to match
THE bells that ring out in Halesowen are 300 years old and to mark the occasion Halesowen Parish Church Change Ringing Society has organised a series of events throughout June.