Stock Exchange Automated Quotation system of the London Stock Exchange. The system used by market makers to disseminate the prices at which they are prepared to trade in equities ( equity) and bonds quoted on the exchange. It also acts as a means of disseminating other market and general information. For SEAQ to be used for a listed company's shares, there must be two market makers registered in the stock to offer competing prices at which investors can deal. Otherwise, the stock will be traded on SEATS PLUS, the Stock Exchange Alternative Trading Service. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
An electronic system for displaying market-makers' quotations in UK quotations admitted to the London Stock Exchange. SEAQ forms the interface between the market-makers and their customers allowing the entry and display of bid and ask prices on the SEAQ system. Exchange Handbook Glossary
Stock Exchange Automated Quotations (SEAQ)
THE SEAQ is a computerised price display and recording system for prices of gilts and of shares. SEAQ requires all competing market makers to quote buying and selling prices along with the number of shares they are prepared to deal with at that price. These quotes can also be viewed on screens in brokers' offices. Financial Services Glossary
The Stock Exchange Automated Quotations system. SEAQ is a continuously updated electronic notice board containing price quotations of UK securities. Market makers use the system to display the prices at which they are prepared to buy or sell shares of a p London Stock Exchange Glossary

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SEAQ SEAQ [ˈsiːæk] noun
FINANCE Stock Exchange Automated Quotation; a computer system showing share prices on the London Stock Exchange, with dealers using the information to buy and sell over the telephone

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   Stock Exchange Automated Quotation.
   The screen-based system used by the London Stock Exchange to trade its shares.

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ABBREVIATION for Stock Exchange Automated Quotation System: a computer system showing the most recent prices of shares in small and middle-size companies on the London Stock Exchange: »

Trading of foreign stocks on the SEAQ system rose 14% in six months.

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