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Closing price

Price of the last transaction of a particular stock completed during a day's trading session on an exchange.
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Closing Price

The final bid and ask price of a security at the end of a trading session. It is also called the closing quote or the market close.
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closing price

See close.
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Closing price.

The closing price of a stock, bond, option, or futures contract is the last trading price before the exchange or market on which it is traded closes for the day.

With after-hours trading, however, the opening price at the start of the next trading day may be different from the closing price the day before.

When a security is valued as part of an estate or charitable gift, its value is set at the closing price on the day of the valuation of the estate.

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closing price

the price of a STOCK or SHARE ruling at the close of the day's trading on the STOCK MARKET.
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In addition, Trade at Last caters to the needs of institutional investors and facilitates tracking closing prices for passive investors.
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Thus in order to cater for the expected high volume during the closing session, the closing price for all shares shall be determined over the last two hours of the regular market session on the basis of volume weighted average price (VWAP) as against the current practice of last 30 minutes.
The Pre-Closing Session is introduced ahead of the inclusion of UAE to MSCI's Emerging Market category with a considerable segment of institutions, especially passive investors, track the index, hence this mechanism will attract them and facilitate their activities as it further enhances the calculation process of closing price, index as well as portfolio valuation given that it eliminates last trade price factor in case it was not sensible.
The new regulations also stipulate that any private transactions between investment companies are to be excluded from determining the closing price. Inter-investment companies' transactions are to be conducted on the "special transactions" display, not the "opening of the operations market (OPR)" display.
A random closing time during an auction makes it much more expensive for someone to manipulate the closing price, particularly if the randomness period is long enough," says David Webb, editor of www.webb-site.com and former independent non-executive director of the HKEx.
The reference price is the previous day s closing price.
The amount of consideration that a CPI shareholder will receive will be equal to a combination of USD9.00 in cash plus a fraction of Comtech common stock equal to USD8.10 divided by the average closing price of Comtech common stock over a specified period of time prior to closing, provided that the fraction shall not be greater than 0.2382 nor less than 0.2132.
This represents a conversion price of USD24.12 per share or a 25% premium over the New York Stock Exchange closing price of USD19.30 per share on 27 September 2005, US Airways said.
The closing price for the benchmark September contract for Middle Eastern crude oil was up the limit-high of 1,000 yen from Friday's close.
closing price, at say 7 p.m., instead of at the next day's closing price.
Copper: Although recording a high for the week of $1682 last Wednesday, the closing price for each of the first three days varied by no more than $1 per tonne either side of $1660.