DEFINITION of 'Trade Resumption'

To resume trading activities after having been shut down (halted) for some period of time. This can relate to trading between nations, or the resumption of open-market trading in a security such as a common stock or even an entire exchange.

BREAKING DOWN 'Trade Resumption'

Trading will be halted in a security if there is material information that needs time to disseminate, or fundamental questions have been raised about the reliability of previously-released information.

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