Trading floor definition

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Y

See all glossary trading terms

A trading floor is the area of a business or an exchange where assets are bought and sold, most commonly associated with stock exchanges and futures exchanges. It is also often referred to as a trading pit.

Traditionally, a trading floor is a hectic, open space where traders communicate via ‘open outcry’: mainly shouting and hand signals. However, the rise of electronic trading has made this form of communication increasingly rare and quietened down many trading floors.

Contact us

Our office is open 5 days a week Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm. Support line is available 24hrs a day from 8am GMT Saturday to 10pm GMT Friday

+65 6390 5118

You can also email us helpdesk@ig.com.sg

Visit our storefront office at 9 Battery Road