Meaning of “trading desk” in the English Dictionary


"trading desk" in Business English

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trading desknoun [ C ]

uk us

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.

(Definition of “trading desk” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)