Glossary

Updated 23 September 2018

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

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retail-driven transactions

Transactions with financial institutions that cater to retail investors - for example, electronic retail trading platforms and retail margin brokerage firms. Retail-driven transactions also include reporting dealers' direct transactions with "non-wholesale" investors (ie private individuals) executed online or by other means (eg phone).

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
retail-driven transactions

Transactions with financial institutions that cater to retail investors - for example, electronic retail trading platforms and retail margin brokerage firms. Retail-driven transactions also include reporting dealers' direct transactions with "non-wholesale" investors (ie private individuals) executed online or by other means (eg phone).

Updated: 11 Dec 2016