Significant order

Definition:

An order to buy or sell a large enough quantity of securities that the price of the security may be affected. Institutional investors usually spread out such an order over a few days or weeks to avoid adverse pressures on the buy or sell price.

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Portugal's supervisory authority for the Portugese financial markets. Portugal's financial regulator.

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