double witching hour

double witching hour
double witching hour UK US noun [S] (also double witching) STOCK MARKET
the final hour of trade on a financial market on the day when two of three types of option or futures agreements end: »

The expiry of the September futures and options meant traders were busy dealing with the double witching hour.

See also THE TRIPLE WITCHING HOUR(Cf. ↑the triple witching hour)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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