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Cross

Securities transaction in which the same broker acts as agent for both sides of the trade; a legal practice only if the broker first offers the securities publicly at a price higher than the bid.

Cross

To match and execute two orders made to the same broker. Suppose a broker receives one order to buy 1,000 shares at $45 and another to sell 1,000 shares at $45. If he matches these two together, he is said to cross the orders. Crossing is subject to some regulation to prevent conflict of interest on the part of the broker.

cross

To match, by a single broker or dealer, a buy order and a sell order. For example, a floor broker may have an order to buy 500 shares of IBM at $120 and another order to sell 500 shares of IBM at the same price. Subject to certain rules, the floor broker may cross the order by matching the sell and the buy orders. Crossing of stock is common in large blocks.
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I like to cross-examine witnesses and see what they have to say and how they say it.
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Mr Justice Kerr provisionally fixed the hearing for August 8 and said an application could be made then to cross-examine the Minister.
A DOCTOR jailed for indecently assaulting 10 women patients was allowed to cross-examine one of his victims in open court yesterday.
The counsel said he was likely to make an application to cross-examine the witness when he resumes his evidence on Monday.
Therefore, the ability to effectively cross-examine an opponent's accident reconstructionist can be critical.
In some cases, a skilled attorney will not cross-examine at all if the witness did not harm the cross-examiner's case or if the damage was so severe that keeping the witness in front of the fact finder to answer more questions can only further harm the case.
CORDIA invites all those registered, to listen, contribute to the debate, share their perspective and cross-examine the matters at hand.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 31 (ANI): Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi's attorney Mehmood Abdi has welcomed the Bombay High Court's decision allowing him to cross-examine the witnesses in an Enforcement Directorate (ED) case relating to IPL operations.