trading desk


trading desk
See also: dealing desk
Personnel at an international bank who trade spot and forward foreign exchange. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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trading desk ˈtrading ˌdesk noun [countable] FINANCE
the area of a financial market where a particular company does business:

• The market was quiet and most dealers closed their trading desks at 3 pm.

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trading desk UK US noun [C]
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a desk or department in a bank or financial organization where shares, bonds, currencies, etc. are bought and sold, or the people who work there: »

Above the trading desks a screen glowed with more trouble.

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The sense at trading desks across Wall Street is that more credit troubles are looming.

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He attributed much of his firm's loss to a single trading desk.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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