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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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Jurgens and his colleagues expected to get high-resolution images because Mercury was near its closest approach to Earth and the VLA telescopes had been arranged to form a particularly large radio "ear.
The third blast registered only faintly at the closest stations, and scientists are analyzing the explosion to explain this surprising result.
Giotto seemed to be surviving the dust onslaught unscathed until about 2 seconds before its point of closest approach, when it was suddenly dealt a blow -- whether by dust or chunk-sized rubble was initially unclear.
On the other hand, according to a different ESA document -- and there are researchers with this view too -- "it is not expected that the spacecraft will survive beyond the point of closest approach to the comet.