NEW YORK and LONDON, November 3, 2011 – In response to further questions from its investors, Jefferies reported that, with respect to its short sovereign debt positions, all are in securities. Moreover, Jefferies has no credit-default swaps hedging its sovereign debt positions, which as previously indicated are short-term trading positions that turn over approximately three to four times per week.
In addition, Jefferies reported it has a limited number of routine regulatory reviews in process, all of which are insignificant in scope and absolutely immaterial to Jefferies.
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