Flow trading can be a significant source of profits for investment banks. Engaging in flow trading can also boost a firm's own proprietary trading profits via access to information on client activities, as well as the fact that the firm can be the buyer and the seller of a security almost at the same time, thus profiting from the bid-offer spread.
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- Blomberg News Oct 10, 2011
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