have also differed in their response to changes in the trading environment.
In its straw poll, The TRADE asked buyside dealing desks
how many of the trading (and trading support) applications that have arrived on the desktop over the past two years were specifically requested by the team.
The move also demonstrates the growing clout of state-backed Chinese firms in international oil trading, with Unipec and PetroChina establishing sophisticated dealing desks
in key hubs like London and Singapore in recent years.
"Without CSAs, many of the buy-side dealing desks
trading in Japan operate to match a broker vote with a best execution overlay.
on rumours amongst dealing desks
that bad news could be due concerning a German bank," said trader David White at Spreadex.
Independent research providers don't typically have dealing desks
, and execution-only brokers don't tend to have proprietary research, so they fit beautifully," he says.
"If you cleared the dealing desks
you could stage a professional football game, and still have room for the fans," said Mr Jason Paul, a relationship manager at Merrill Lynch, one of the world's biggest investment banks.