institutional broker

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Institutional broker

A broker who buys and sells securities for institutional investors such as banks, and mutual funds, pensions.

Institutional Broker

A broker whose clients are predominantly or exclusively large, institutional investors. Examples of an institutional broker's clients include hedge funds and banks. Given the sheer size of the trades in which institutional investors engage, an institutional broker may specialize in these types of investors because the commissions, while small, add up to a significant amount.. See also: Block trade.

institutional broker

A broker specializing in security trades for institutions such as banks and pension funds. Institutions usually trade in large blocks that require special handling.
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RJO exercised an option for more square footage on the floor that houses its institutional group, renovated and expanded the trading floor the firm established in 2010, and prepared space to attract new experienced teams of institutional brokers.
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8 /PRNewswire/ -- Median earnings of retail securities brokers in the United States rose 15 percent in 1993 to a record $90,000 from the previous high $78,227 in 1992, while median earnings of institutional brokers rose 17.
LONDON & NEW YORK -- youDevise Limited today reported that institutional brokers using its Trade Ideas Monitor (TIM) accurately anticipated the market sell-off in September and October.
ADVANCE/ NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ -- Median earnings of retail securities brokers in the United States rose 23 percent in 1992 to a record $78,227 from the previous high $63,613 in 1991, while median earnings of institutional brokers rose 4.
youDevise Limited reported that during September, institutional brokers sent a record 40,070 trade ideas through the Company's Trade Ideas Monitor (the TIM), the most widely used alpha capture system for the rapid transmission of ideas from brokers to money managers.
CAPIS is one of the few independent institutional brokers in the industry, and the new site highlights the firm's 30-year history of providing superior and conflict free trading and research solutions.
A record 15,594 new equity trade ideas were entered into the Repository and Distribution Centre (the server hub that enables institutional brokers to send ideas to their clients) in January 2008, up 152% from 6,191 ideas entered the same month a year ago.
LONDON & NEW YORK -- youDevise Limited, a leading developer of web-based portfolio workstations for financial markets, today named Jennifer Miller as Manager in charge of Client Support and Account Management for its Trade Idea Monitor (TIM), the leading equity trade idea communication system for institutional brokers and their clients.

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