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English definition of “trading desk”

trading desk

noun [C]
 
 
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a desk or department in a bank or financial organization where shares, bonds, currencies, etc. are bought and sold, or the people who work there: Above the trading desks a screen glowed with more trouble. The sense at trading desks across Wall Street is that more credit troubles are looming. He attributed much of his firm's loss to a single trading desk.
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