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block trade

the purchase and sale of blocks of securities through brokers, sometimes not members of an exchange, who negotiate between buyers and sellers.
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block trader, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Additionally, those trades are executed client by client as opposed to a block trade type approach.
  • It has also used anti-dumping cases to increase duties and slow or block trade.
  • Nonetheless, certain government policies continue to block trade in the automotive and motorcycle sectors.

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