Glossary

Updated 1 April 2019

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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banks and securities firms

Commercial banks, investment banks, securities dealers and securities brokers. Sectoral classification used in the OTC derivatives statistics that refers collectively to banks and securities firms that are not reporting dealers. See also "reporting dealer".

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
banks and securities firms

Commercial banks, investment banks, securities dealers and securities brokers. Sectoral classification used in the OTC derivatives statistics that refers collectively to banks and securities firms that are not reporting dealers. See also "reporting dealer".

Updated: 11 Dec 2016