Dark pool

A is a secret trading platform for , , and other in .

is the term for on these marketplaces.

The majority of trades are substantial transactions by institutions that are made outside of open markets like the and the in order to maintain their confidentiality and escape the attention of the general investing .

Dark pools were made possible by the fragmentation of computerized trading platforms, and they are often accessed through crossover networks or directly by market players via private contractual agreements.

Dark pools are typically not open to the general , however in some circumstances, retail traders and may have indirect access to them through retail brokers.

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