bro·​king | \ ˈbrō-kiŋ How to pronounce broking (audio) \

Definition of broking

chiefly British
: the business of a broker : brokerage

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New European rules that effectively force banks to charge for research separately from broking services aren’t helping., "Deutsche Bank to Recruit Rookies in Bid to Revive Equities Unit," 12 Feb. 2018 The departures also include Andrew Tusa, co-head of U.K. corporate broking, the people said. Ambereen Choudhury,, "Deutsche Bank to Cut at Least 250 Investment Bank Jobs," 19 Feb. 2018 There are illiquid markets, such as interest-rate and credit-default swaps, where voice broking will probably remain the norm. Stefania Spezzati,, "Voice Brokers Beware: New MiFID Rules May Cost You Your Job," 12 Sep. 2017 JPMorgan -- the top corporate broker in the U.K., in part because of its acquisition of British partner Cazenove Group in 2009 -- won the coveted Worldpay broking mandate in February, people familiar with the matter said at the time. David Hellier,, "JPMorgan in Balancing Act as Worldpay Broker and Suitor," 4 July 2017 A new European Union directive that says banks must charge for research separately from broking services clashes with the U.S. regime, which bans this approach unless lenders register as investment advisers. Julie Edde,, "Wall Street Stuck in Legal Stalemate Over Research Payments," 23 May 2017 Analysts said the venture’s failure after a launch delayed for several months reflects the daunting task of replacing traditional broking with the Internet despite a surge in Web surfers in Japan’s homes and offices. Wired News Report, WIRED, "Even Cosby Couldn’t Save This," 9 Apr. 2001 The firm also won’t provide broking services during this transaction, people familiar with the matter said. David Hellier,, "JPMorgan in Balancing Act as Worldpay Broker and Suitor," 4 July 2017

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First Known Use of broking

1579, in the meaning defined above

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