WASHINGTON - Many primary dealers and interdealer brokers still do not have fully automated systems to record their trades in the government securities market, according to a survey of dealers taken by the Public Securities Association.

The survey, which was submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, found that only four of the 20 dealers who responded have computer systems that automatically record time of customer trades. Another 10 use paper tickets that are timestamped by the back office, while six said they used some combination of the two methods.

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