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Chinese wall

• A descriptive name for the division within a brokerage firm that prevents insider information from passing from corporate advisers to investment traders, who could use the information to reap illicit profits.

• Communication barrier between financiers (investment bankers) and traders. This barrier is erected to prevent the sharing of inside information that bankers are likely to have.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Barrier
Firm
Insider information
Insider
Investment banker
Investment bank
Traders
 
 Related Terms
 Wall street
Wall street analyst

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