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trading floor

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Definition of trading floor in English:

noun

An area within an exchange or a bank or securities house where dealers trade in shares or other securities.
Example sentences
  • The NYSE and AMEX are both primarily auction based, which means specialists are physically present on the exchanges' trading floors.
  • But they haven't even made it yet to their desks on the rowdy trading floors of investment banks in the City of London.
  • On the NYSE, all trades occur in a physical place, on the trading floor of the NYSE.

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