U.S. regulators revise proposal on commodity position limits

September 22, 2015 7:32 PM

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CHICAGO, Sept 22 U.S. derivatives regulators are revising their proposal to limit the positions that traders can hold in commodity markets to make it easier for some hedge funds and banks to keep large trades.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants to allow financial firms to count their market positions separately from subsidiaries if the parent company says it does not control trading at the affiliate, according to a proposal issued on Tuesday.

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