Definition of “proprietary trading” - English Dictionary


“proprietary trading” in Business English

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proprietary tradingnoun [ U ]

uk us also principal trading STOCK MARKET, FINANCE

trading by a financial organization to make a profit for itself rather than its customers:

No more than a quarter of a bank's capital can be devoted to a single activity such as proprietary trading.

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