trading - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “trading”

See all translations

trading

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈtreɪdɪŋ/
COMMERCE the business of buying and selling goods and services: The retail sector showed signs of improvement following better than expected Christmas trading. China has quickly become one of Africa's largest bilateral trading partners. The luxury goods group's results were particularly notable given the tough trading conditions. disappointing/poor/good trading illegal trading Sunday/24-hr trading
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the activity of buying and selling shares, currencies, etc. on financial markets: afternoon/early/morning trading The stock rose $3.50 to $16.375 on Nasdaq in afternoon trading. If we receive your order after the close of trading, you will pay the next business day's price. electronic/internet/online trading busy/hectic/light trading commodity/currency/equity trading bond/share/stock trading
→  See also active trading , after-hours trading , carbon trading , cross-trading , day trading , e-trading , emissions trading , fair trading , heavy trading , horse trading , insider trading , mixed trading , moderate trading , non-trading , off-board trading , over-the-counter , programme trading , proprietary trading , rogue trading , tippee trading
Translations of “trading”
in Chinese (Traditional) 買賣, 貿易, 營業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 买卖, 贸易, 营业…
(Definition of trading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of trading?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “trading” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gale-force

(of winds) very strong

Word of the Day

They sometimes go here and they never go there: using adverbs of frequency

by Liz Walter,
April 29, 2015
Sometimes, always, often, never: these are some of the most common words in English.  Unfortunately, they are also some of the words that cause the most problems for students. Many of my students put them in the wrong place, often because that’s where they go in their own languages. They say things

Read More 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Read More