Jefferies Has Less Than $9 Million at Risk From MF Global Debt

Jefferies Group Inc. (JEF) said its exposure to debt securities from MF Global Holdings Ltd. (MF), which filed today for bankruptcy, amounts to less than $9 million in mark-to-market positions.

The position “resulted from facilitating client orders as part of normal-course market making,” New York-based Jefferies said in a statement distributed by Business Wire.

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