Factbox: Wall Street and commodity risk

July 19, 2016 4:15 PM

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Factbox: Wall Street and commodity risk

Goldman Sachs Group Inc'S (GS.N) commodity market trading risk measure, known as Value-at-Risk (VaR), rose to its highest in 18 months in the three months through June, the bank said on Tuesday, as the Wall Street bank reported higher revenue from trading industrial and raw materials from oil to copper.

The bank's daily average VaR indicator was $20 million in the second quarter, up from $16 million in the prior three months and $19 million a year earlier.

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