DEFINITION of 'Deal Slip'

A record of the essential details of a transaction entered into by a forex dealer. It is the primary source of record-keeping for a dealer. Deal slips are generally required to be archived for a certain number of years stipulated by the regulatory authority where the deal is recorded. Also known as deal ticket.


A deal slip is generally time-stamped to record the date and time of the transaction. It contains all of the information pertinent to a transaction, including but not limited to the amount of the transaction, whether it was a purchase or sale, the counterparty to the transaction, settlement date, transfer price, customer price and so on.

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