The practice of a broker or dealer using non-public information to make a trade in their personal account before filling a similar order in the same asset or security for a Client. Front running an order is relatively common in the forex market, but is considered an unethical practice and is against the law in many exchange traded situations because it might result in the customer's order not being filled. also called going ahead.
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