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The close is the period at the end of the trading session. Sometimes used to refer to closing price. Related: Opening.

Close

1. The end of a trading day on an exchange.

2. The final price of a security at the end of a trading day. It is also called the closing price.

close

1. The end of a session of trading.
2. The last price at which a security trades during a trading session. The last price is reported in the financial media and is of particular importance to the valuation of investment portfolios. Also called closing price, last.
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Close at hand (on the left) a seat built into the stone wall celebrates the life of Chris Roper (1936-2010) who was captain of Hartoft Shoot for 40 years.
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However, images of these earnest young people, from beginners to those at the collegiate level, often with parents close at hand, is remarkably different than what is prevalently broadcast via the media.
The memory of a structure's engineering specifications and the potential for disaster are always close at hand for Daddazio.
When a boy writes a letter to the underwater fish inviting them to visit, he doesn't necessarily expect their enthusiasm; but the lure of mother's pies draws even the largest fish from the ocean and soon a very fishy problem is close at hand.
Everything is good And brown On I'm here again With a sunshine smile upon my face My friends Are close at hand And all my inhibitions Have disappeared without a trace I'm glad I found Somebody who I can rely on.
With American, British, and Soviet armies at the borders of the Third Reich, the total defeat of Nazi Germany looked close at hand.
If it's basic survival techniques you need to survive a short-term crisis, read this book--then keep it close at hand.
But the general feeling among staff is that a good social life--such as that promoted by having their own pub close at hand and the increase in visits from family and friends--extends longevity.
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And if he gets nervous, 56-year-old Ozzy will have wife Sharon close at hand, as she fronts the show
Several respondents from the academic and government research sectors felt that the ability to obtain hazard-identification information from gene expression assays, at least for some types of hazards, was close at hand.