Although Nova Scotia and New Brunswick had officially decimalized
in 1860, in practice the lack of decimal coinage kept the Halifax pound alive until Confederation.
Years ago, when O'Wally had decimalized
conventional time, his engineers had not attained perfection.
A useful (1979) study of the rate of exchange between London and Amsterdam between 1590 and 1660, done in cooperation with Simon Hart, is reprinted with a handy annual table of that rate in decimalized
In terms of executions, customers will receive, through eVWAP, one decimalized
price reflecting an Exchange calculated volume weighted average price benchmark for the day.
time-keeping and people still say 'wait a sec.
Plans for phased-in conversion greatly increase complexity, since firms will have to maintain both decimalized
and fractional pricing during the conversion period and have the capability to switch individual securities from one conversion to the other.