Derivative Trading Credit Risk Off 13%

December 2009
American Banker;12/21/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 225, p12
Trade Publication
The author reports that credit risk in U.S. banks' derivatives trading has decreased in the third quarter of 2009 as the financial markets are stabilizing. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency reported a fall in net current credit exposure. Banks are boosting trading due to improving economic conditions.


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