Trading desk

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Trading desk (dealing 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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59% of the agency trading desks we spoke to are seeing demand for rich media in mobile and 54% for mobile video.
The new Trading Hotline Service Desk will be initially tested at the US-based trading desks effective upon the completion of its trading desk team.
RH Investments, founded in 1983, specializes in California and western municipal bonds, working for small institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and dealers without their own trading desks.
Because of the importance of speed and reliability of power, trading desks require some of the most sophisticated circuitry in business today.
For the past two months, a select group of agency trading desks, agencies, ad networks and social platforms have leveraged The Trade Desk, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD), to target ads via the Facebook Exchange.
8220;We have already been serving our Japanese traders through our trading desks in Singapore and China for the past two years; we are delighted to finally have the chance to introduce our roster of trading services and capabilities to Japanese market participants through our branch office in Tokyo Japan,” Pacey continued.
Based in London, JP Morgan's commodities proprietary-trading desk is one of the largest such trading desks at the bank, the person said.
Turn combines predictive targeting, custom behavioral modeling, and powerful analytics to power the rapidly growing Turn network as well as the exchange trading desks and private networks of leading global agencies.
Trading desks in the secured facility feature plasma touch screens, a digital telephone switching system, and access to three market data services with others available on request.
The newly completed New York trading floor is BTIG's largest trading desk and works in unison with our regional trading desks around the country and our international affiliates around the world," said Scott Kovalik, Co-founder of BTIG.
The Australian branch of Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (NYSE: BAC) has hired a group of about a dozen traders and sales officials from rival Royal Bank of Scotland's (LSE: RBS) (NYSE: RBS-PP) fixed income and currency trading desks, Dow Jones has reported citing a person familiar with the matter.
As an agency-only broker, CAPIS is free from conflicts of interest that often encumber other trading desks.