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Summary: The Depository Trust Co. Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ratings on The Depository Trust Co. (DTC) reflect the low risk of the company's core operations and the strong risk management controls that protect it from counterparty credit and operational losses. DTC is the central securities depository for virtually all corporate and municipal securities in the U.S., including equity securities, corporate and municipal debt, and money market instruments (MMIs). The company plays a critical role supporting the infrastructure of the U.S. securities market--the largest and most robust in the world. DTC's most important responsibilities are safekeeping, record keeping, book entry transfer, and pledge of securities among its participants; servicing securities held in custody; settling off-exchange securities transactions among its institutional participants; and facilitating the movement...
Companies mentioned in this report are: The Depository Trust Company,National Securities Clearing Corporation,Fixed Income Clearing Corp.
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The Depository Trust Company,National Securities Clearing Corporation,Fixed Income Clearing Corp.