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SINGLE-STOCK CIRCUIT BREAKER [1 record]

Record 1 2016-12-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Stock Exchange
CONT

An SSCB triggers—resulting in a five-minute trading halt—in situations when a covered security experiences a significant and unexplained short-term price movement.

OBS

Even though the circuit breaker mechanism applies not only to stocks but also to different kinds of securities, the word used in the expression is "stock."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Bourse
CONT

[Un] coupe-circuit pour titre individuel se déclenche lorsqu'un titre est l'objet d'une fluctuation importante et inexpliquée de son cours sur une courte période, donnant lieu à une interruption de la négociation pendant cinq minutes.

Spanish

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