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Posted: 2017-04-08 02:27
Has anyone else noticed a discernible increased interest in bank 'prop' credit trading in Europe in the last 6 months? Like with 10-25% of 'risk' of old...the quotations give the gist.

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Posted: 2017-04-09 12:12
Not exactly 'prop' and not in credit, but I heard of some desks that engage in 'p&l optimisation' these days. Lower limits of course but still... some market makers also tend to hold a bit mor inventory than necessary... what a pity that the expected customer demand didn't realise in the end!

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