Automated Pit Trading


Automated Pit Trading
( APT)
Introduced in 1989, APT is the LIFFE screen-based trading system that replicates the open outcry method of trading on screen. APT is used to extend the trading day for the major futures contracts as well as to provide a daytime trading environment for non- floor trading products. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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A screen trading system used on LIFFE for certain financial derivatives. APT is generally used for trading after hours ( i.e. once the trading pit has closed); however, the JGB future trades exclusively on APT. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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