Dealing desk

Dealing desk (Trading desk)

Personnel at an international bank who trade spot and forward foreign exchange.

Trading Desk

A physical desk at an investment bank where one may buy or sell securities or derivatives. Generally speaking, each trading desk at an organization specializes in one type of security. For example, one may buy and sell stocks, other bonds, and so forth. Trading desks allow users to trade securities instantaneously, which can be important in arbitrage. A trading desk is also called a dealing desk.
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Andrew recently joined the firm as a trainee investment manager and is currently based at the dealing desk, where he watches and consults with the dealers on the processes that they go through when trading shares or other financial products.
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