Block Trading Facility (BTF).

A Block Trading Facility (BTF) is a service that facilitates the trading of large blocks of shares. It is designed for investors who want to trade large quantities of shares without affecting the market price. BTFs are typically used by institutional investors, such as hedge funds and mutual funds, who want to buy or sell … Read more

What Is a Contra Market?

A contra market is a market where the prices of securities are moving in the opposite direction to the overall market. For example, if the overall market is trending downwards, a contra market would be one where prices are rising. Contra markets can be found in both the stock and bond markets. In the stock … Read more