English version

trading

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtradingtrad‧ing /ˈtreɪdɪŋ/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 the activity of buying and selling goods or servicesSunday trading British English (=shops being open on Sunday)2 the activity of buying and selling stocks etcheavy/light trading (=a lot of trading or a little trading) 🔊 Shares dropped 10% in heavy trading.
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tradingTrading started briskly on the New York Stock Exchange this morning.The company ran out of money and was forced to cease trading.In October a jury at Winchester Crown Court found him guilty of theft, perjury and fraudulent trading.Target business to be run in ordinary course up to completion with no material changes in trading performance or net assets.In London, light trading on currency markets saw the pound gain 10 points against a weak dollar to close at 1.4843.Despite poor trading, the bank stumped up another £70,000 for a second premises in Chelsea last year.Men huddled together in groups, deep in earnest conversations; it was here the real trading was done.In the present case the council were concerned with what appeared to be a proliferation of illegal Sunday trading.Sunday tradingMy Lords, this appeal is about Sunday trading.The desire for Sunday trading is now obvious.In the present case the council were concerned with what appeared to be a proliferation of illegal Sunday trading.Mrs. Rumbold I understand the anxiety of the House about the state of Sunday trading.Almost 13,000 flocked to the rain-soaked Gloucestershire course, despite the fact that outdated Sunday trading laws kept the bookmakers at home.It says that Sunday trading will have an effect on the importation of goods.I point out to the hon. Member for Ogmore that the Sunday trading laws could be suspended only by primary legislation.Coupled with Sunday trading and later hours, this attracts the frequent customer rather than the weekly shopper.heavy/light tradingThe shares gained 15 to 338p in heavy trading.Chase shares rose 2 3 / 8 to 59 3 / 8 in heavy trading.Brussels: Renewed confidence on the first day of the new forward account enabled shares to close firmer in heavy trading.In London, light trading on currency markets saw the pound gain 10 points against a weak dollar to close at 1.4843.And, meanwhile, heavy trading of Axcelis-upwards of $ 80 a share-continued.Wednesday, on heavy trading, Hasbro shares fell 2 1 / 4 to 41 1 / 2.
From Longman Business Dictionarytradingtrad‧ing /ˈtreɪdɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]1COMMERCE the activity of operating as a business and buying and selling goods and servicesnational policy on industry, energy, and tradingPrices are set by the market and reflect international trading conditions. fair trading2FINANCE buying and selling activity on a financial market or COMMODITIES MARKET (=one for oil, metals, farm products etc) SYN DEALING BrEShares were weak from the outset of London trading.British government bond prices surged in brisk trading. see also cross-trading active trading after-hours trading day trading emissions trading heavy trading insider trading mixed trading moderate trading off-board trading over-the-counter trading principal trading programme trading tippee trading
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