A wariness of exotic derivatives contracts that took hold earlier this year, following big losses by such Bankers Trust New York Corp. clients asProcter & Gamble Co., has put a crimp in in the bank's revenue stream.

NevertheleSs, strong demand for the bank's commodities, currency exchange, and equity derivatives products helped it to keep pace with its trading competitors. And analysts said demand for the high-margin derivatives will soon rebound.

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