Bucking the trend of foreign banks curtailing their operations in the United States, several European and Japanese institutions are expanding futures and options trading by acquiring U.S. brokers.

Among the two latest foreign banks to enter the field are Britain's National Westminster Bank PLC and Japan's Sakura Bank Ltd.

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