TITLE

In About-Face, Block Trades Soaring in '06

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Colleen Marie
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/20/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 136% increase in block trading volume in the first quarter of 2006 over the same period in the previous year. Equity capital market professionals attributed the growth to the new offering guidelines issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as increased use by hedge funds and financial sponsors.
ACCESSION #
20232747

 

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