Canadian Commodities Investing Discussion
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I'm sure that there are limits for both Dow Jones and TSX, which will trigger trading halt if certain percentage drop has been reached. I remember back in January the Bombay Stock Exchange in India has suspended trading after a drop of close to 10%.
sunshine wrote:I guess they do that to prevent panic and market crash?
Yes, this is done to prevent self-feeding panic sell off. I don't think that it prevents market crash though, because if the things get so bad that they need to halt trading, the market crash already happened .
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