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Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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Exposure limits applicable to acute exposure can be based on the excursion limit approach of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) and on the equality of the OSHA-regulated permissible exposure limit (PEL) and the ACGIH threshold limit value (TLV).
Banks have made a representation to the RBI seeking that the exposure limit be relaxed.
This rule is necessary because robust evidence indicates that current exposure limits do not protect workers health.
For entities in other sectors, the exposure limit is 20 per cent of tier-I capital of the bank which can be extended to 25 per cent by banks' boards under exceptional circumstances.
counterparty exposure limit to single NBFC with that of the general limit, it has been decided to raise a bank's exposure limit to a single NBFC to 20% of Tier-I capital of the bank.
OSHA continues to enforce the new permissible exposure limit of 0.2 micrograms of beryllium per cubic meter of air and the short-term exposure limit of 2 micrograms per cubic meter of air for general industry.
In 2007, the Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits proposed the following value as recommended occupational limit value for white spirits: 20 ppm (116 mg/mA) as 8 h average level, 50 ppm (290 mg/mA) as 15 min short-term exposure limit level.
Total heat stress was compared with the applicable NIOSH exposure limit (i.e., the Recommended Exposure Limit for acclimatized healthy workers or the Recommended Alert Limit for workers who were unacclimatized or had personal risk factors).
Indeed, precisely because sampling and analysis is so technical, when enforcing exposure limits or related standards (e.g., engineering controls, respirator and medical exam mandates, hazard posting, and clean lunch and change rooms), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) face difficult burdens of proving the "accuracy" and "validity" of their exposure limit violations.
The Minister was informed that due to the improved credit ratings of Pakistan and the economic reforms carried out by the government during the last 4 years, Asian Development Bank had increased their country exposure limit for private sector operations in Pakistan from US$700 million to US$1.7 billion.
Banks are expected to comply with the new exposure limit by January 1, 2019 and, in exceptional cases, latest by April 1, 2019.
The final rule establishes a permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica of 50 micrograms as an eighthour time-weighted average that was opposed by industry as unnecessary, not feasible, and not supported by scientific evidence.