Desk Trader

Desk Trader

An employee at a brokerage who takes orders from clients and trades on their behalf. A desk trader does not trade on the brokerage's own account. See also: Dealer.
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News that new sanctions are being assessed created selling pressure on the lira," said a treasury desk trader at one bank.
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