A congressional subcommittee may ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to study how derivatives are used in the mutual fund industry, a congressional aide said last week.

"We are considering making such a request," an aide to Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-mass., said. "We want regulators to know that that's an issue we are concerned about. We have questions about the possible risks involved."

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