Trading Activities at Systemically Important Banks, Part 3: What Drives Trading Performance?

Posted: 15 Oct 2017

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Diana Iercosan

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Ashish Kumbhat

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Michael Ng

Northwestern University

Jason Wu

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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Date Written: July 10, 2017

Abstract

It is well known by now that before the financial crisis, systemically important banks and nonbank broker-dealers maintained large proprietary trading operations and had relied on those operations as a key source of trading revenue, in addition to revenue generated by facilitating clients' trading needs.

Suggested Citation

Iercosan, Diana A. and Kumbhat, Ashish and Ng, Michael and Wu, Jason, Trading Activities at Systemically Important Banks, Part 3: What Drives Trading Performance? (July 10, 2017). FEDS Notes No. 2017-07-10-3, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3712286 or http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2025

Diana A. Iercosan (Contact Author)

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

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Ashish Kumbhat

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Michael Ng

Northwestern University ( email )

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Jason Wu

Hong Kong Monetary Authority ( email )

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